contraption : Definition, Usages, News and More

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kuhn trap shuhn

  • n  a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

  • It happened on a drizzly Tuesday in New Jersey, when two Bell Labs scientists demonstrated a tiny contraption they had concocted from some strips of gold foil, a chip of .
  • The bad news: The contraption didn't really work either.
  • On the ground, the wings folding against the fuselage like those of a fly (now would be a good time to note that Waterman must have been crazy to get airborne in such a contraption.
News & Articles

  • Coffee lover takes up hobby of refining his hot cup of Joe
    This is a story about a contraption fashioned from a bread machine and a convection oven and a guy in pursuit of a consistently good cup of coffee.
    June 17, 2013 - The Gleaner
  • ‘Wheel It’
    This theme for the first week of the Summer of Health is “Wheel It,” with participants encouraged to pull out that bike, scooter, Rollerblades or other wheeled contraption and get active.
    June 16, 2013 - Montrose Daily Press
  • Detroit Police: Homemade Contraption Used To Steal 125 Gallons Of Gas
    Police say the men used some sort of contraption that went through the bottom of the vehicle and into one of the underground tanks to syphon off hundreds of dollars worth of gas.
    June 12, 2013 - CBS Detroit

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