English-Norwegian translation of device

Translation of the word device from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

device in Norwegian

generalnoun påfunn [n]
  mechanicalnoun anordning [u], apparat [u], manikk [u]
  wordsnoun motto [n], motto [u], valgspråk [n]
  implementnoun apparat [u], anordning [u], verktøy [n]
Synonyms for device
Derived terms of device
Examples with translation
Use the device until it warns you to charge the battery and then charge it for 5 hours to reach the maximum capacity.
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Definitions of device
1. device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
  instrumentality, instrumentation an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
  acoustic device a device for amplifying or transmitting sound
  adaptor, adapter device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible
  afterburner a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
  agglomerator a device that causes material to gather into rounded balls; "a sonic agglomerator"
  aerofoil, airfoil, control surface, surface a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
  alarm system, warning device, alarm a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
  contraption, gadget, appliance, gismo, gizmo, widget, convenience, contrivance durable goods for home or office use
  applicator, applier a device for applying a substance
  aspergill, aspersorium a short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge; used for sprinkling holy water
  robot pilot, automatic pilot, autopilot a cognitive state in which you act without self-awareness; "she went about her chores on automatic pilot"; "too much of the writing seems to have been done on automatic pilot"; "she talked and he dozed and my mind went on autopilot"
  bait, decoy, lure something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
  billiard marker a device for keeping the score in a game of billiards
  bird feeder, birdfeeder, feeder an outdoor device that supplies food for wild birds
  blower a device that produces a current of air
  bootjack has V-shaped notch for pulling off boots
  breathalyser, breathalyzer a device that measures chemicals (especially the alcohol content) in a person's expired breath
  breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, ventilator a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
  bubbler any of various devices in which air or some other gas is bubbled through a liquid
  fender, buffer a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud; "in Britain they call a fender a wing"
  launcher, catapult armament in the form of a device capable of launching a rocket
  battery charger, charger formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
  clip-on a device (as an earring, sunglasses, microphone etc.) that is attached by clips
  comb the act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a comb"
  baby's dummy, teething ring, pacifier, comforter anything that serves to pacify
  conductor a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
  birth control device, contraceptive, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, preventative, preventive an agent or device intended to prevent conception
  converter, convertor a device for changing one substance or form or state into another
  corer a device for removing the core from apples
  corrective, restorative a device for treating injury or disease
  crusher a device that crushes something
  cryptograph a device for deciphering codes and ciphers
  cutoff a device that terminates the flow in a pipe
  dampener, moistener a device that dampens or moistens something; "he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them"
  damper, muffler a depressing restraint; "rain put a damper on our picnic plans"
  deflector a device intended to turn aside the flow of something (water or air or smoke etc)
  dental appliance a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
  depressor a device used by physician to press a part down or aside
  sensing element, sensor, detector any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
  diestock a device that holds the dies that cut external threads on metal cylinders
  drive the act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
  drop forge, drop hammer, drop press device for making large forgings
  elastic device any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched
  electrical device a device that produces or is powered by electricity
  electronic device a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
  energiser, energizer a device that supplies electrical energy
  exercise device a device designed to provide exercise for the user
  explosive device device that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy
  fan a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  filter device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  asphyxiator, extinguisher, fire extinguisher a manually operated device for extinguishing small fires
  flare (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
  fumigator a device that generates a gas for the purpose of disinfecting or eradicating pests
  gas fixture a device to convey illuminating gas from the pipe to the gas burner
  groover a device that makes grooves by cutting or punching
  safety device, safety, guard a score in American football; a player is tackled behind his own goal line
  warmer, heater device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
  heat exchanger device that transfers heat from one liquid to another without allowing them to mix
  holding device a device for holding something
  horn one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
  hydrofoil, foil a speedboat that is equipped with winglike structures that lift it so that it skims the water at high speeds; "the museum houses a replica of the jet hydroplane that broke the record"
  imprint a device produced by pressure on a surface
  indicator a device for showing the operating condition of some system
  instrument the means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
  ignition interlock, interlock a device that prevents an automotive engine from starting; "car theives know how to bypass the ignition interlock"
  interrupter a device for automatically interrupting an electric current
  jig any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping
  key metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  keyboard holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung
  kinetoscope a device invented by Edison that gave an impression of movement as an endless loop of film moved continuously over a light source with a rapid shutter; precursor of the modern motion picture
  doorknocker, rapper, knocker someone who performs rap music
  lift the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
  lifting device a device for lifting heavy loads
  igniter, ignitor, lighter, light a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire
  machine any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  magnet (physics) a device that attracts iron and produces a magnetic field
  mechanism the technical aspects of doing something; "a mechanism of social control"; "mechanisms of communication"; "the mechanics of prose style"
  memory device, storage device a device that preserves information for retrieval
  musical instrument, instrument any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
  nest egg device consisting of an artificial egg left in a nest to induce hens to lay their eggs in it
  noisemaker a device (such as a clapper or bell or horn) used to make a loud noise at a celebration
  optical device a device for producing or controlling light
  override a manually operated device to correct the operation of an automatic device
  paper feed a device for inserting sheets of paper into a printer or typewriter; "the job was delayed because the paper feed was clogged"
  peeler a device for peeling vegetables or fruits; "she invented a potato peeler"
  plectron, plectrum, pick a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body; "he was called for setting an illegal pick"
  power takeoff, pto a device that transfers power from an engine (as in a tractor or other motor vehicle) to another piece of equipment (as to a pump or jackhammer)
  goad, prod a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
  autocue, prompter a device that displays words for people to read
  pull the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back"
  reflector device that reflects radiation
  button, release a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  remote, remote control a device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance; "he lost the remote for his TV"
  reset device for resetting instruments or controls
  constraint, restraint the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
  router a power tool with a shaped cutter; used in carpentry for cutting grooves
  runner fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil
  scratcher a device used for scratching
  shoehorn a device used for easing the foot into a shoe
  shoetree a wooden or metal device that is inserted into a shoe to preserve its shape when it is not being worn
  shooting stick device that resembles a spiked walking stick but the top opens into a seat
  shredder a device that shreds documents (usually in order to prevent the wrong people from reading them)
  signaling device a device used to send signals
  snowshoe a device to help you walk on deep snow; a lightweight frame shaped like a racquet is strengthened with cross pieces and contains a network of thongs; one is worn on each foot
  sounder a device for making soundings
  source of illumination any device serving as a source of visible electromagnetic radiation
  stabiliser, stabilizer a device for making something stable
  stemmer a device for removing stems from fruit (as from grapes or apples)
  straightener a device for straightening; "a hair straightener"
  strengthener, reinforcement a device designed to provide additional strength; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
  stylus a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving; "he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus"
  suction cup a cup-shaped device (made of rubber, glass, or plastic) that produces a partial vacuum; used to adhere or draw something to a surface
  support a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; "they called for artillery support"
  sweatbox a device that causes tobacco leaves or fruit or hides to sweat
  synchroflash a device used in photography to synchronize the peak of a flash with the opening of the camera shutter
  take-up the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in
  teaser a device for teasing wool; "a teaser is used to disentangle the fibers"
  dart thrower, spear thrower, throwing board, throwing stick a device resembling a sling that is used in various primitive societies to propel a dart or spear
  tilter a device for emptying a cask by tilting it without disturbing the dregs
  pair of tongs, tongs any of various devices for taking hold of objects; usually have two hinged legs with handles above and pointed hooks below
  toy a device regarded as providing amusement; "private airplanes are a rich man's toy"
  trap a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  trigger an act that sets in motion some course of events
  valve one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods
  vaporiser, vaporizer a device that puts out a substance in the form of a vapor (especially for medicinal inhalation)
  ventilator a device (such as a fan) that introduces fresh air or expels foul air
  washboard protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
  water cooler a device for cooling and dispensing drinking water
2. device - any clever maneuver; "he would stoop to any device to win a point"; "it was a great sales gimmick"; "a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen"
  gimmick, twist
  tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre, maneuver, manoeuvre an action aimed at evading an opponent
  mnemonic a device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall
  fast one, trick a cunning or deceitful action or device; "he played a trick on me"; "he pulled a fast one and got away with it"
3. device - an emblematic design (especially in heraldry); "he was recognized by the device on his shield"
  emblem special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
  heraldry emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
  union the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"
4. device - something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect
  expressive style, style a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
  conceit the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride
  rhetorical device a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)
5. device - any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)
  design, pattern, figure the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); "he contributed to the design of a new instrument"
  seal, stamp any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions
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