Nouns denoting man-made objects

right of way
the passage consisting of a path or strip of land over which someone has the legal right to pass
Linotype machine
a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that casts an entire line as a single slug of metal
a quarry for chalk
a motorbike that can be pedaled or driven by a low-powered gasoline engine
RU 486
an abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU 486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo
decorative cover for a bed
a desk used for writing
acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound
a tavern below street level featuring beer; originally a German restaurant in the basement of city hall
bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley
a type of submachine gun that is designed and manufactured in Israel
an architectural decoration formed by two intersecting wavy bands
ski rack
a carrier for holding skis on top of a vehicle
a fine strong sheer silky fabric made of silk or rayon or nylon
a rope fitted with a hook and used for towing a gun carriage
electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity
brake lining
the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
a barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy
a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
a single great stone (often in the form of a column or obelisk)
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