apparatus

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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 adapter , adaptor
apparatus for exposing something to the air (as sewage) aerator
device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus Aqua-Lung , aqualung , scuba
diver breathing apparatus aqualung
breathing apparatus, underwater aqualung
underwater breathing apparatus aqualung , scuba
screw-type ancient apparatus for raising water Archimedean screw , Archimedes' screw
apparatus, self-running automaton
gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts balance beam , beam
gymnastic apparatus balance beam , parallel bars , pommel horse , rings , vaulting horse
gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights bars , parallel bars
spherical deep diving apparatus (lowered by a cable) for underwater exploration bathysphere
bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases bell glass , bell jar
sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus blowout
apparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat; used for chicks or premature infants brooder , incubator
apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse) burner
cable is wound, cylindrical apparatus on boat around which capstan
large mechanical apparatus with seats for children to ride on carousel , carrousel , merry-go-round , roundabout , whirligig
apparatus used to liquefy air or oxygen etc. cascade liquefier
apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension centrifuge , extractor , separator
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