Meaning of DEVICE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪˈvaɪs ]

n. 1 a thing made or adapted for a particular purpose, esp. a mechanical contrivance. 2 a plan, scheme, or trick. 3 a an emblematic or heraldic design. b a drawing or design. 4 archaic make, look (things of rare device). øleave a person to his or her own devices leave a person to do as he or she wishes. [ME f. OF devis ult. f. L (as DIVIDE)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.