Nouns denoting man-made objects

generator
an electronic device for producing a signal voltage
 
cinder block
a light concrete building block made with cinder aggregate
 
outside door
a doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building
 
boxing glove
boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing
 
bugle
a brass instrument without valves; used for military calls and fanfares
 
fin
a stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish
 
instrument
a device that requires skill for proper use
 
autoradiograph
a radiogram produced by radiation emitted by the specimen being photographed
 
smoking room
room in a hotel or club set apart for smokers
 
velours
heavy fabric that resembles velvet
 
knave
one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
 
vent
a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)
 
type slug
a strip of type metal used for spacing
 
fore-topmast
the topmast next above the foremast
 
icehouse
a house for storing ice
 
lathi
club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India
 
banana boat
a ship designed to transport bananas
 
earthenware
ceramic ware made of porous clay fired at low heat
 
residence
the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
 
jetliner
a large jet plane that carries passengers
 
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