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1. apparatus

noun. ['ˌæpɝˈætəs'] equipment designed to serve a specific function.

Synonyms

  • semaphore
  • lighting
  • electrograph
  • condenser
  • purifier
  • setup
  • chemical reactor
  • pendulum
  • incubator
  • sequenator
  • extractor
  • submersible
  • separator
  • telegraphy
  • brooder
  • optical bench
  • equipment
  • still
  • burner
  • aerator
  • cascade liquefier
  • reformer
  • nuclear reactor
  • instillator
  • duplicator
  • telegraph
  • reactor
  • titrator
  • copier
  • X-ray machine
  • generator
  • heat pump
  • heliograph
  • centrifuge
  • Kipp's apparatus
  • soda fountain

Antonyms

  • dark
  • surface ship
  • nonsubmersible
  • agitate

Etymology

  • apparatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Apparatus

  • stratus
  • status
  • gratis
  • lattice
  • batus

How do you pronounce apparatus?

Pronounce apparatus as ˌæpərˈætəs.

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How do you spell apparatus? Is it aparatus ?

A common misspelling of apparatus is aparatus

Sentences with apparatus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the guitar string and eraser apparatus over the metal rod of the electric toothbrush.

Quotes about apparatus


1. Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.
- Norman Cousins

2. As for what it's against - the story is against those who pervert and misuse religion, or any other kind of doctrine with a holy book and a priesthood and an apparatus of power that wields unchallengeable authority, in order to dominate and suppress human freedoms.
- Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials

3. The older I grow, the more I am convinced that there is no education which one can get from books and costly apparatus that is equal to that which can be gotten from contact with great men and women.
- Booker T. Washington

2. apparatus

noun. ['ˌæpɝˈætəs'] (anatomy) a group of body parts that work together to perform a given function.

Synonyms

  • auditory apparatus

Antonyms

  • louden
  • stormy

Etymology

  • apparatus (Latin)
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