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We found 47 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word invention:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. invention: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. invention: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. invention: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. invention: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. invention: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. invention: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Invention, invention: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. invention: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. invention: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. invention: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. invention: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. invention: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. invention: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. invention: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. invention: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. invention: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. invention, invention: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Invention (album), Invention (disambiguation), Invention (musical composition), Invention: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Invention: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. invention: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. invention: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. invention, invention (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. invention: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Invention: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  25. invention: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. invention: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. invention: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. invention: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. invention: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. invention: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. INVENTION: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. Invention: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Invention: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  2. invention: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. INVENTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. Invention (device or process), invention: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. Invention: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  6. invention: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Invention (device or process), invention: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. invention: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. invention: Sociology [home, info]
  2. invention: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. invention: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. invention: Anthropological Terms [home, info]
  3. invention: Anthropology dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (invention)

noun:  the act of inventing
noun:  a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
noun:  the creation of something in the mind

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