APPARATUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of APPARATUS
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 n.  a group of parts that work together to perform given function; appliance or device for particular purpose
Classic Sentence:
1  He seemed a galvanizing apparatus, too, charged with a grim mechanical substitute for the tender young imaginations that were to be stormed away.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
2  Seated, with her needlework or netting apparatus, at the window, she had a self-laudatory sense of correcting, by her ladylike deportment, the rude business aspect of the place.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
3  Beside this deadly apparatus stood four black slaves, whose colour and African features, then so little known in England, appalled the multitude, who gazed on them as on demons employed about their own diabolical exercises.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIII
4  This little affair,' said the Time Traveller, resting his elbows upon the table and pressing his hands together above the apparatus, 'is only a model.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In I
5  I was at first inclined to associate it with the sanitary apparatus of these people.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In V
6  Before going to Tuskegee I had expected to find there a building and all the necessary apparatus ready for me to begin teaching.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII.
7  I soon learned, however, that this money could be used only for the payment of the salaries of the instructors, and that there was no provision for securing land, buildings, or apparatus.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII.
8  There was practically no apparatus in the schoolhouses, except that occasionally there was a rough blackboard.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII.
9  Hardly installed, it was already everywhere conscious of vague movements of traction on the apparatus of July so recently laid, and so lacking in solidity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
10  The dressing of the wounds was complicated and difficult, the fixation of apparatus and bandages by cerecloths not having been invented as yet, at that epoch.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
11  She returned; with her own hands cleared her knitting apparatus and a book or two from the table, to make room for the tray which Leah now brought, and then herself handed me the refreshments.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
12  Henry saw this, and had removed all my apparatus from my view.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
13  Kennicott had inherited it from a medical predecessor, and changed it only by adding a white enameled operating-table, a sterilizer, a Roentgen-ray apparatus, and a small portable typewriter.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
14  Turned off that valve at once and opened the spiritual-heroic refrigerating apparatus, invented and patented in all countries by Dante Alighieri.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
15  I will come to your place again; I've left all my apparatus there too.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence:
1  Firemen needed breathing apparatus to enter the burning house.
2  The school's audio-visual apparatus includes a new set of multi-media device, not to mention films, records, etc.
3  I nearly suffocated when the pipe of my breathing apparatus came adrift.
4  The new monitor apparatus is automatically controlled.
5  Using the methods offered by the new technical media, he must become a self-aware participant in the total apparatus of production.
6  The tax will require a massive administrative apparatus.
7  When the apparatus is at work, this gas becomes luminous, giving out a white and continuous light.
8  By contrast Peirce's logic is reasonably clear, and he takes great pains to work it out in intricate detail; basically it is the whole logical apparatus of the physical and social sciences.
9  “There's the apparatus -- one part of the party -- and then there's everybody else longing for a conversation -- something that doesn't feel so corporate, so Wall Street, so hawkish.”