odge.de online dictionary

Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: contrivance

Deutsch Englisch
Vorrichtung {f}Femininum (die) [tech.] contrivance
Kunstgriff {f}Femininum (die) contrivance
Kniff {m}Maskulinum (der) (Kunstgriff) contrivance
Bewerkstelligung {f}Femininum (die) contrivance
Findigkeit {f}Femininum (die) contrivance
Erfindungsgabe {f}Femininum (die) contrivance
Erfindung {f}Femininum (die) contrivance
Gerät {n}Neutrum (das) [tech.] (Vorrichtung) contrivance
Apparat {m}Maskulinum (der) [tech.] (Vorrichtung) contrivance
Einrichtung {f}Femininum (die) [tech.] (Vorrichtung) contrivance
Planung {f}Femininum (die) contrivance
Plan {m}Maskulinum (der) (Planung; auch List) contrivance
List {f}Femininum (die) contrivance
Dreh {m}Maskulinum (der) [ugs.] (Kunstgriff) contrivance


Again she read on; but every line proved more clearly that the affair, which she had believed it impossible that any contrivance could so represent as to render Mr. Darcy’s conduct in it less than infamous, was capable of a turn which must make him entirely blameless throughout the whole.
In the excitement of the moment, Ahab had forgotten that since the loss of his leg he had never once stepped on board of any vessel at sea but his own, and then it was always by an ingenious and very handy mechanical contrivance peculiar to the Pequod, and a thing not to be rigged and shipped in any other vessel at a moment’s warning.
We met, as agreed on, and put in force every art to augment our pleasures, and every contrivance to excite anew our powers to the utmost.
It was protected from the weather by an ingenious little tarpaulin contrivance in the nature of an umbrella.
I was not long in discovering that she was a frequent visitor at the Castle; for, on our going in, and my complimenting Wemmick on his ingenious contrivance for announcing himself to the Aged, he begged me to give my attention for a moment to the other side of the chimney, and disappeared.
In dress he somewhat aped the attire associated with the name of Charles II, having heard it said in some earlier period of his career that he bore a strange resemblance to the ill-fated Stuarts; and in his mouth he had a holder of his own contrivance which enabled him to smoke two cigars at once.
Some proposed to evade the order by changing the name of the paper; but my brother, seeing inconveniences in that, it was finally concluded on as a better way, to let it be printed for the future under the name of Benjamin Franklin; and to avoid the censure of the Assembly, that might fall on him as still printing it by his apprentice, the contrivance was that my old indenture should be return'd to me, with a full discharge on the back of it, to be shown on occasion, but to secure to him the benefit of my service, I was to sign new indentures for the remainder of the term, which were to be kept private.
There was an art in their contrivance of those places that seems worth mention.
176 “It hath ever been our judgment and principle, since we were called to profess the light of Christ Jesus, manifested in our consciences unto this day, that the setting up and putting down kings and governments, is God’s peculiar prerogative; for causes best known to himself: And that it is not our business to have any hand or contrivance therein; nor to be busy bodies above our station, much less to plot and contrive the ruin, or overturn of any of them, but to pray for the king, and safety of our nation, and good of all men: That we may live a peaceable and quiet life, in all godliness and honesty; under the government which God is pleased to set over us.”
With his florid cheek, his compact figure smartly arrayed in a bright-buttoned blue coat, his brisk and vigorous step, and his hale and hearty aspect, altogether he seemed—not young, indeed—but a kind of new contrivance of Mother Nature in the shape of man, whom age and infirmity had no business to touch.

Weitere Wörter

Deutsch Englisch