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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inventor  \In*vent"or\,  n.  [L.:  cf  F.  inventeur.] 
  One  who  invents  or  finds  out  something  new  a  contriver; 
  especially,  one  who  invents  mechanical  devices. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inventor 
  n  :  someone  who  is  the  first  to  think  of  or  make  something  [syn: 
  {discoverer},  {artificer}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  INVENTOR,  n.  A  person  who  makes  an  ingenious  arrangement  of  wheels, 
  levers  and  springs,  and  believes  it  civilization. 
 
 




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