(of a person) Having the ability to create or design new things or to think originally,
(of a person) Having the ability to create or design new things or to think originally
she is the most inventive painter around
(of a product, process, action, etc.) Showing creativity or original thought
methods of communication during the war were diverse and inventive
imaginative: (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action; "an imaginative use of material"; "the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford; "an ingenious device"; "had an inventive turn of mind"; " ...
(inventively) in an inventive manner; "Picasso's liberated shapes and excitingly applied and inventively combined colours"
(inventiveness) the power of creative imagination
An invention is a new composition, device, or process. An invention may be derived from a pre-existing model or idea, or it could be independently conceived in which case it may be a radical breakthrough. ...
of, or relating to invention; creative, or skilful at inventing
(Inventiveness) To be patentable, an invention must be a development or an improvement that would not have been obvious beforehand to workers of average skill in the technology involved.