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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. November 27 2012 at 800 pm filed to. Medical liquid nitrogen dispenser is a junk item in fallout 4. Heath robinson a proper name applied to ingenious but overly complicated and impractical mechanical contraptions.
English has a number of words that can be used as general terms for mechanical or electronic devices including gadget gizmo widget and contraption. What exactly is a contraption. Contraption definition is device gadget. The nozzle on the top is controlled by a release mechanism at the point it connects to the head of the dispenser.
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. Its newer bike one with a contraption that allows users to move the display screen so they can do workouts off the bike met with enormous demand adding to the pressure on peloton. Design gadgets health history medicine oobject. Understanding the medical entomology program by staff sgt.
Our friends at oobject have assembled. Contraptions synonyms contraptions pronunciation contraptions translation english dictionary definition of contraptions. The medical liquid nitrogen dispenser is a tall steel canister with a mid blue base and head. How to use contraption in a sentence.