Nouns denoting man-made objects

line engraving
engraving consisting of a block that has been etched or engraved
 
tun
a large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals
 
duffle
a coarse heavy woolen fabric
 
Cordarone
an antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Cordarone) that has potentially fatal side effects and is used to control serious heart rhythm problems only when safer agents have been ineffective
 
band
an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
 
enlarger
photographic equipment consisting of an optical projector used to enlarge a photograph
 
boat deck
the upper deck on which lifeboats are stored
 
suppressor
an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents
 
gold braid
trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
 
naval equipment
equipment for a navy
 
barn
an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
 
alternator
an old term for an electric generator that produces alternating current (especially in automobiles)
 
shower cap
a tight cap worn to keep hair dry while showering
 
crematorium
a mortuary where corpses are cremated
 
shell plating
the plates covering the frame of a steel ship and corresponding to the planking of a wooden ship
 
active placebo
a placebo used in experimental tests of a drug that has noticeable side effects
 
sill
structural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure
 
rifle
a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
 
transformer
an electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage
 
scooter
a wheeled vehicle with small wheels and a low-powered gasoline engine geared to the rear wheel
 
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