Contrivance and Mechanism


Contrivance noun - An interesting and often novel device with a practical use.
Usage example: a new contrivance for cleaning computer keyboards

Mechanism is a synonym for contrivance in device topic. In some cases you can use "Mechanism" instead a noun "Contrivance", when it comes to topics like gadget, apparatus, thing, object. 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

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

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