Example sentences for: device

How can you use “device” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • oxymoron Not a name for dumb cattle, but a rhetorical device that couples opposites into descriptions effective for their irony: cold as hell, honest as a politician.

  • And when he's trying some Greil Marcus-y fabulism, he'll resort to a scene-setting device like "As the sun rose in the East ..."

  • Attached to the box is a remote-controllike device with buttons that viewers push to register their age and sex each time they watch television.

  • An AP story running in both the Post and the NYT reports that last week a Boston man who suffered a heart attack became the first person on a domestic flight to have his life saved by a defibrillator, a device only recently available on U.S. airliners.

  • The 30-item GDS is a widely used depression screening device specifically designed for the elderly [ 16 ] . A yes/no format was purposely chosen for ease of administration.


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