|cleaning device which sucks in dirt by creating a vacuum||vac (vacuum cleaner)|
|(Astronomy) device for finding the height of the Sun by measuring noontime shadows; vertical shaft of a sundial; (Geometry) what remains of a parallelogram after removing a similar parallelogram from one of its corners, arm of sundial, part of a parall...||gnomon|
|(Astronomy) device used to measure altitude and azimuth of any of the objects in the sky (stars, planets, the moon, etc.), surveying instrument, telescope||altazimuth|
|(British) clean with a vacuum cleaner (trademark), (British) vacuum cleaner (trademark)||hoover|
|(British) fender, device which protects a car against mud and dirt, splashguard||mudguard|
|(British) odometer, device for measuring distance traversed (as by an automobile)||milometer|
|(British) portable device for welding, blowtorch||blowlamp|
|(Computers) communications port, device in DOS and Windows which relates to the serial ports in a computer; COM file, file which can be operated in DOS||COM|
|(Electricity) capability of a circuit to generate an electromotive force; inductor, circuit or device in which an electromotive force can be generated, `:L, property of electric circuit||inductance|
|(Electricity) device that causes electrical resistance (used to control the flow of an electrical current), component controlling the flow of electricity||resistor|
|(Electronics) vacuum cylinder having five electrodes, electronic device with 5 electrodes, with 3 electrodes||pentode|
|(Fe) metallic element (Chemistry); device used to remove wrinkles from fabric; items made from iron metal, `:Fe, clothes presser, computer hardware, cover with iron, fetter prisoner, handgun, harsh character, heated tool, made of iron, resembling iron,...||iron|
|(in Airplanes) electronic device that transmits a 4-digit identification code to the scanning surface radar in order to identify itself as "friendly" aircraft||IFF (Identification Friend or Foe)|
|(in Optics) breakage of a light ray into two different directions therefore creating two separate light rays (occurs in many types of crystals - also known as double refraction), splitting in two of ray of light||birefringence|
|(Medicine) device used to inject or withdraw fluids from the body; hypodermic syringe, device for pumping and spraying liquids, instrument for withdrawing and ejecting fluids, inject with a syringe; clean by means of an injection with a syringe, see al...||syringe|
|(Medicine) hardening or destruction of tissue through the application of an electrical current, destruction of tissue with an electrical device||electrocoagulation|
|(Meteorology) device used to measure wind velocity and pressure||anemograph|
|(Meteorology) device used to show the direction the wind is blowing||anemoscope|
|(Music) of or pertaining to a metronome (device which keeps rhythm by making regulated clicks)||metronomic|
|(new england) large sandwich, person or thing which grinds; molar tooth; device which sharpens tools; device which grinds food, somebody or something that grinds||grinder|
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EUdict (European dictionary) is a collection of online dictionaries for the languages spoken mostly in Europe. These dictionaries are the result of the work of many authors who worked very hard and finally offered their product free of charge on the internet thus making it easier to all of us to communicate with each other. Some of the dictionaries have only a few thousand words, others have more than 320,000. Some of the words may be incorrectly translated or mistyped.
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