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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่น ๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -contrivance-, *contrivance*
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English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
contrivance(n) สิ่งประดิษฐ์
contrivance(n) อุบาย, Syn. plan, expedient

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
contrivance(คันไทร'เวินซฺ) n. สิ่งประดิษฐ์, โครงการ, อุบาย, เพทุบาย, การประดิษฐ์, การออกอุบาย, การออกแบบ, Syn. mechanism

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
contrivance(n) การประดิษฐ์, สิ่งประดิษฐ์, โครงการ, อุบาย

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary Dictionary [with local updates]
CONTRIVANCE K AH0 N T R AY1 V AH0 N S
CONTRIVANCES K AH0 N T R AY1 V AH0 N S IH0 Z

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
contrivance (n) kˈəntrˈaɪvəns (k @1 n t r ai1 v @ n s)
contrivances (n) kˈəntrˈaɪvənsɪz (k @1 n t r ai1 v @ n s i z)

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
案出[あんしゅつ, anshutsu] (n) (1) contrivance; (vs) (2) to invent; to devise; to think out [Add to Longdo]
一工夫[ひとくふう, hitokufuu] (n, vs) (1) contrivance; bit of fiddling; little ingenuity; (n) (2) bit more (e.g. food) [Add to Longdo]
機巧[きこう, kikou] (n) trick; contrivance; cleverness [Add to Longdo]
機軸[きじく, kijiku] (n) axis; axle; plan; contrivance [Add to Longdo]
工面[くめん, kumen] (n, vs) contrivance; raising (money) [Add to Longdo]
仕掛け(P);仕掛[しかけ, shikake] (n) device; contrivance; trick; mechanism; gadget; (small) scale; half finished; commencement; set up; challenge; attack; (P) [Add to Longdo]
仕組み(P);仕組[しくみ, shikumi] (n, vs) (1) structure; construction; arrangement; contrivance; (2) plan; plot; contrivance; (P) [Add to Longdo]
水機関;水絡繰り;水絡繰(io)[みずからくり, mizukarakuri] (n) puppet powered by (falling) water; water-powered contrivance; show using such a device (in Edo-period Osaka) [Add to Longdo]
絡繰り;絡繰(io);機関[からくり, karakuri] (n) (1) (uk) mechanism; machinery; contrivance; device; (2) (uk) trick; dodge; (3) (uk) (abbr) (See からくり人形) mechanical doll; string puppet [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Contrivance \Con*triv"ance\, n.
     1. The act or faculty of contriving, inventing, devising, or
        planning.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The machine which we are inspecting demonstrates, by
              its construction, contrivance and design.
              Contrivance must have had a contriver. --Paley.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The thing contrived, invented, or planned; disposition of
        parts or causes by design; a scheme; plan; artifice;
        arrangement.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to
              provide for human wants.              --Burke.
  
     Syn: Device; plan; scheme; invention; machine; project;
          design; artifice; shift. See {Device}.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  contrivance
      n 1: a device or control that is very useful for a particular
           job [syn: {appliance}, {contraption}, {contrivance},
           {convenience}, {gadget}, {gizmo}, {gismo}, {widget}]
      2: the faculty of contriving; inventive skill; "his skillful
         contrivance of answers to every problem"
      3: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or
         evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off
         the track" [syn: {contrivance}, {stratagem}, {dodge}]
      4: an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement
         of details or parts etc.; "the plot contained too many
         improbable contrivances to be believable"
      5: any improvised arrangement for temporary use [syn: {lash-up},
         {contrivance}]
      6: the act of devising something [syn: {devisal}, {contrivance}]

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