Nouns denoting man-made objects

merlon
a solid section between two crenels in a crenelated battlement
 
chamfer plane
a plane that makes a beveled edge
 
gun
a hand-operated pump that resembles a pistol; forces grease into parts of a machine
 
schematic drawing
diagram of an electrical or mechanical system
 
tank shell
a shell fired by the cannon on a tank
 
express
public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
 
alb
a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests
 
mackintosh
a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
 
train set
a toy consisting of small models of railroad trains and the track for them to run on
 
running shoe
a light comfortable shoe designed for running
 
drainboard
a board beside a kitchen sink and inclined to drain into the sink
 
koto
Japanese stringed instrument that resembles a zither; has a rectangular wooden sounding board and usually 13 silk strings that are plucked with the fingers
 
figured-fabric loom
a loom for weaving figured fabrics
 
speedway
road where high speed driving is allowed
 
lamp chimney
a glass flue surrounding the wick of an oil lamp
 
kirpan
a ceremonial four-inch curved dagger that Sikh men and women are obliged to wear at all times
 
indirect lighting
a concealed lighting fixture
 
discounter
a sales outlet offering goods at a discounted price
 
decker
(often used in combinations) something constructed with multiple levels
 
rack
a support for displaying various articles
 
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