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apparatus

1. a collection of instruments, machines, tools, parts, or other equipment used for a particular purpose
2. a machine having a specific function
3. Anatomy any group of organs having a specific function

apparatus

[‚ap·ə′rad·əs]
(science and technology)
A compound instrument designed to carry out a specific function.
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scholarly apparati, in 1995 as Disegni milanesi: San Giorgio in casa
Apparati e note di Vita di Benvenuto Cellini orefice e scultore fiorentino scritta da lui medesimo restituita alla lezione originale sul manoscritto Poirot ora Laurenziano ed arricchita d'illustrazioni e documenti inediti dal dottor Francesco Tassi.
This universal structure is determined by both the biological form of our perceptual apparati and the physical and chemical features of the objects being perceived and does not change because of culture.
La Provincia novarese, infatti, punta sulla riqualificazione di risorse che in passato nulla avrebbero avuto a che spartire con il turismo (come gia visto, ristrutturazione di apparati industriali, infrastrutture per la comunicazione, presenza dell'universita, uso di paesaggi agricoli .
23) Moreover, these cells display the typical ultrastructural features of secreting cells (a prominent rough endoplasmic reticulum and Golgi apparati producing secretion granules), as well as peripheral myofilaments, fibronexus junctions, and gap junctions.
And while the counter-revolutionary forces continued to do what it takes to methodically and "legally" kill the case, refusing to even cooperate with the prosecution's investigating judges, other state apparati have worked relentlessly to marginalize the entire cause of justice for the martyrs with the ultimate goal of ensuring that when a verdict sentencing the criminals to a symbolic number of years in prison is issued, there would be no public outcry.
Too long to quote here in full, "A Conceit," appropriately written in the demanding Sapphic stanza, envisions the fragments of Sappho's poetry as relics contained within the reliquary of scholarly apparati.
19) Para un mejor conocimiento de la Congregazione della fabbrica di San Pietro, asi como de los aspectos organizativos de los cantiere borghese, remitimos al estudio de MARCONI, Nicoletta, Edificando Roma barocca: macchine, apparati, maestranze e cantieri tra XVI e XVIIIsecolo, Citta di Castello, Edimond, 2004, pp.
Research on transformations of intimacy in Mexico has furthermore tended to build on conceptual apparati and tropes of enquiry defined by academics elsewhere, in the Global Northwest.
In the United States, wells and their apparati are governed by the Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, formerly known as the Minerals Management Service of the Department of the Interior.
Lacking these apparati, the Army Air Corps, proved less successful at adapting a clear vision of what military aviation would become.
If pictures of exposed human mammary tissue are considered NSFW, then milk produced from ungulate mammary apparati ought to be NSFV (Not Safe For Vegetarians).