Definition of appliance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

appliance

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NAmE//əˈplaɪəns//
 
 
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a machine that is designed to do a particular thing in the home, such as preparing food, heating, or cleaning electrical/household appliances They sell a wide range of home appliances—washing machines, dishwashers, and so on. stainless steel kitchen appliances
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