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For now, the team has only tested the contraption one scent at a time.Scientists Made a Biohybrid Nose Using Cells From Mosquitoes|Shelly Fan|January 26, 2021|Singularity Hub
It’s a contraption that includes electric thrusters that can autonomously stabilize a litter that’s dangling from a helicopter.Getting rescued by helicopter has risks. This gadget could make it safer.|Rob Verger|January 21, 2021|Popular Science
They aren’t revealing design details of the contraption yet, although a rendering shows a plane with six propellers and a V-shaped tail.These new flying taxis offer a glimpse at our future commutes|Rob Verger|January 15, 2021|Popular Science
They can be fairly complicated contraptions, costing up to a few hundred dollars.How Much Do We Really Care About Children? (Ep. 447)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 14, 2021|Freakonomics
Its newer bike, one with a contraption that allows users to move the display screen so they can do workouts off the bike, met with enormous demand, adding to the pressure on Peloton.How Peloton’s $420 million Precor deal positions the company for post-pandemic life|Phil Wahba|December 22, 2020|Fortune
Rosina, when she saw me cooling, had no such merciful contraption ready.
The wrestling worthy accessory is a bit of a misnomer—there is no cheekily exposed skin in this full-coverage contraption.
The gun range is nothing alarming—a plastic contraption with a toy pistol aiming at a series of targets a few feet away.Fear and Loathing at the Republican Leadership Conference|David Freedlander|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I parked the stroller at the base of the metal slide and wrestled Julia in her bulky snowsuit out of the belted contraption.
Called “Hövding,” the simple-looking contraption takes its cue from car airbags.Helmet Haute Couture: The Invisible Helmet Revolutionizing Bike Safety|Nina Strochlic|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The platform was lighted with a contraption shaped like a basket and burning coal that gave off a blaze.
None of them had ever seen a piano before and June must play the "shiny contraption" and sing a song.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
Jordde held something like a black whip in his hand, only the end went to a box-like contraption strapped to his back.The Jewels of Aptor|Samuel R. Delany
Four spindly legs led up to a globular body encased in a harness-like contraption.Victory|Lester del Rey
I niver knowed that ye could shoot a bear with a shmall contraption like that black box.The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound|George A. Warren