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inventions, plural;
  1. The action of inventing something, typically a process or device
    • - the invention of printing in the 15th century
  2. Something, typically a process or device, that has been invented
    • - medieval inventions included spectacles for reading and the spinning wheel
  3. Creative ability
    • - his powers of invention were rather limited
  4. Something fabricated or made up
    • - you know my story is an invention
  5. Used as a title for a short piece of music
    • - Bach's two-part Inventions

  1. the creation of something in the mind
  2. a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
  3. the act of inventing
  4. 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. ...
  5. Invention is an album by Phil Keaggy, Wes King, and Out of the Grey's Scott Denté, released on 7 October 1997. The album is composed mostly of guitar-based instrumental tracks.
  6. This is a list of merit badges formerly offered by the Boy Scouts of America. In some cases, the entire subject has been dropped from the merit badge roster. In others, the merit badge's name has been changed, with or without significant revision to the badge's requirements.
  7. In music, an invention is a short composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) with two-part counterpoint. (Compositions in the same style as an invention but using three-part counterpoint are known as sinfonias. ...
  8. Conception of a new, useful, nonobvious idea followed by reduction to practice and communicated to a non-inventor.
  9. a unique object produced through the process of imagination and experience.
  10. is the act of creating a novel device, method, product, process, or technique.  See also: Creativity, Innovation, Intellectual property, Patent, Patent specification Trade secret.
  11. Any discovery which is or may be patentable or otherwise protectable.
  12. Any new and useful art, process, machine, manufacture or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement in any art, process, machine, manufacture or composition of matter, which is patentable.
  13. any new thing, idea, or way of behaving that emerges from within a society.
  14. The creation of a new technology, item, or process, as opposed to its application in widespread use.
  15. every new and useful machine, article, process or any new use of the same that is described and/or claimed in a patent or patent application.
  16. A fundamentally new feature of an organism.
  17. A short piece in free contrapuntal style, developing one motive in an impromptu fashion.
  18. بناوٹ۔ گھڑت۔ پاکھنڈ۔ جھوٹ۔ جعل۔ جعل سازی
  19. Described by Cicero as the process of determining "valid or seemingly valid arguments;" the first of his five rhetorical canons.
  20. In the United States, in order to have a patentable invention, one must have a development that is useful, novel (no single prior art reference shows the identical development), and unobvious to one skilled in the art at the time the invention was made, which is assumed to be the filing date of ...
  21. The invention of new machines and new production techniques is something which is furthered by the sociopolitical advancement of society. ...
  22. Product of the imagination; especially a false conception. E.g., "I often wonder that history should be so dull, for a great deal of it must be invention." - Fanny Price
  23. A new method, device, process or object that has not previously been discovered or created and can be utilized for a specific purpose or an improvement to an existing invention. Not every invention is patentable.
  24. any new, useful machine or device manufactured product or substance, process or any improvement thereof, that involves inventive act of degree more than the skills of expertise, artisan or mechanic.
  25. any new article, machine, composition, or process or new use developed by a human.