apparatus


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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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The advantages of these facilities will be the expected lower background rates and the better coupling of the neutron beam into the apparatus.
It is unfortunate that space prevented a complete translation, and the minimalist apparatus greatly lessens utility.
Apparatus means goods which, once they comply with the Directive, can be placed on the market and/or put into service anywhere within the European Union.
The first provision limits coverage to $1,000 for electronic apparatus, while in or upon a motor vehicle, if the electronic apparatus is equipped to be operated by power from the electrical system of the vehicle while retaining its capability of being operated by other sources of power.
I explored the relationship of samba to the electronic apparatus in a text called "The Miranda Warnings.
First, the textual witnesses in the apparatus have been thoroughly revised and checked.
There was no hint of the apparatus in any museum or library.
Potentially seditious actions and ideas are shown to reinforce the dominant values of the society or are instrumental in providing an occasion for the state apparatus to employ its instruments of suppression and thus exert its authority in a dramatic display of its own invulnerability.
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on automatic regulating or controlling instruments and apparatus in the United Kingdom face a number of questions.
Apparatus on the knee joint, apparatus on the whole leg, apparatus on the whole leg, apparatus on the whole leg, apparatus for lower limbs and trunk
For obtaining the polymerization temperature, various types of apparatus used in the dental laboratories, use different external heating sources (Mestra, 2008) or an electric resistance submerged in a liquid bath within the working vessel (Dreve, 2008), ( Westdental, 2008) or winding the vessel on the outside (Caloris, 2005).