Heath robinson a proper name applied to ingenious but overly complicated and impractical mechanical contraptions.
Contraptions medical. Contraption definition a mechanical contrivance. American heritage dictionary of the english language fifth edition. November 27 2012 at 800 pm filed to. English has a number of words that can be used as general terms for mechanical or electronic devices including gadget gizmo widget and contraption.
These extraordinary objects are among 2500 featured in brought to life the london science museum s new multimedia website exploring centuries of medical history set of 13 spirit bubbles. The nozzle on the top is controlled by a release mechanism at the point it connects to the head of the dispenser. Jul 17 2016 dr. Contraption definition is device gadget.
Contraptions synonyms contraptions pronunciation contraptions translation english dictionary definition of contraptions. Heath robinson 1872 1944 was a british caricaturist whose name became associated with his popular drawings of complicated mechanisms made out of every imaginable piece of junk and held together by the most unconventional means. How to use contraption in a sentence. Design gadgets health history medicine oobject.
No collection of crazy looking beauty contraptions would be complete without a nod to maksymilian faktorowicz purveyor of fine cosmetics since he opened up shop as max factor in 1909. The medical liquid nitrogen dispenser is a tall steel canister with a mid blue base and head. Jessica vieira and senior airman roxanne darien 75th aerospace medicine squadron public health published may 28 2019 the 75th aerospace medicine. Medical liquid nitrogen dispenser is a junk item in fallout 4.
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