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One entry found for appliance.
Main Entry: ap·pli·ance
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressplimacr-schwan(t)s
Function: noun
1 : a piece of equipment for making a tool or machine suitable for a special purpose : ATTACHMENT
2 : a device designed for a particular use <a fire-fighting appliance> <an appliance serving as an artificial arm>
3 : a household device (as a stove, fan, or refrigerator) or piece of office equipment that runs on gas or electricity

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