Apparatus and Mechanism


Apparatus noun - Items needed for the performance of a task or activity.
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Synonyms for Apparatus

Mechanism is a synonym for apparatus in device topic. In some cases you can use "Mechanism" instead a noun "Apparatus", when it comes to topics like thing, equipment, object, tool. popular alternative


Mechanism noun - Device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function.
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Synonyms for Mechanism

Apparatus is a synonym for mechanism in machine topic. You can use "Apparatus" instead a noun "Mechanism", if it concerns topics such as device, thing, object, mechanical device. popular alternative

How words are described

special special apparatus special mechanism
elaborate elaborate apparatus elaborate mechanism
common common apparatus common mechanism
complex complex apparatus complex mechanism
Other adjectives: powerful, actual, entire, vocal, large, complicated, capable, internal, secret, unique, advanced, flying, strange, different, scientific, giant, defensive.
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