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Creation vs. Invention

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Creationnoun

(countable) Something created such as an invention or artwork.

‘I think the manufacturer was so ashamed of its creation that it didn't put its name on it!’;

Inventionnoun

Something invented.

‘My new invention will let you alphabetize your matchbook collection in half the usual time.’; ‘I'm afraid there was no burglar. It was all the housekeeper's invention.’;

Creationnoun

(uncountable) The act of creating something.

‘The restructure resulted in the creation of a number of shared services.’;

Inventionnoun

The act of inventing.

‘The invention of the printing press was probably the most significant innovation of the medieval ages.’;

Creationnoun

(uncountable) All which exists.

‘Let us pray to Christ, the King of all creation.’;

Inventionnoun

The capacity to invent.

‘It took quite a bit of invention to come up with a plan, but we did it.’;

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Creationnoun

The act of creating or causing to exist. Specifically, the act of bringing the universe or this world into existence.

‘From the creation to the general doom.’; ‘As when a new particle of matter dotn begin to exist, in rerum natura, which had before no being; and this we call creation.’;

Inventionnoun

(music) A small, self-contained composition, particularly those in J.S. Bach’s Two- and Three-part Inventions.

‘I particularly like the inventions in C-minor.’;

Creationnoun

That which is created; that which is produced or caused to exist, as the world or some original work of art or of the imagination; nature.

‘We know that the whole creation groaneth.’; ‘A dagger of the mind, a false creation.’; ‘Choice pictures and creations of curious art.’;

Inventionnoun

(archaic) The act of discovering or finding; the act of finding out; discovery.

‘That judicial method which serveth best for the invention of truth.’;

Creationnoun

The act of constituting or investing with a new character; appointment; formation.

‘An Irish peer of recent creation.’;

Inventionnoun

The act of finding out or inventing; contrivance or construction of that which has not before existed; as, the invention of logarithms; the invention of the art of printing.

‘As the search of it [truth] is the duty, so the invention will be the happiness of man.’;

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Creationnoun

the human act of creating

Inventionnoun

That which is invented; an original contrivance or construction; a device; as, this fable was the invention of Esop; that falsehood was her own invention; she patented five inventions.

‘We entered by the drawbridge, which has an invention to let one fall if not premonished.’;

Creationnoun

an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone

Inventionnoun

Thought; idea.

Creationnoun

the event that occurred at the beginning of something;

‘from its creation the plan was doomed to failure’;

Inventionnoun

A fabrication to deceive; a fiction; a forgery; a falsehood.

‘Filling their hearersWith strange invention.’;

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Creationnoun

the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new;

‘she looked forward to her initiation as an adult’; ‘the foundation of a new scientific society’; ‘he regards the fork as a modern introduction’;

Inventionnoun

The faculty of inventing; imaginative faculty; skill or ingenuity in contriving anything new; as, a man of invention.

‘They lay no less than a want of invention to his charge; a capital crime, . . . for a poet is a maker.’;

Creationnoun

(theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence

Inventionnoun

The exercise of the imagination in selecting and treating a theme, or more commonly in contriving the arrangement of a piece, or the method of presenting its parts.

Creationnoun

everything that exists anywhere;

‘they study the evolution of the universe’; ‘the biggest tree in existence’;

Inventionnoun

the creation of something in the mind

Creationnoun

the action or process of bringing something into existence

‘creation of a coalition government’; ‘job creation’;

Inventionnoun

a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation

Creationnoun

a thing which has been made or invented, especially something showing artistic talent

‘she treats fictional creations as if they were real people’;

Inventionnoun

the act of inventing

Creationnoun

the creating of the universe, especially when regarded as an act of God

‘the big bang was the moment of the Creation, and therefore the work of God’;

Inventionnoun

the action of inventing something, typically a process or device

‘the invention of printing in the 15th century’;

Creationnoun

everything created; the universe

‘our alienation from the rest of Creation’;

Inventionnoun

something, typically a process or device, that has been invented

‘medieval inventions included spectacles for reading and the spinning wheel’;

Creationnoun

the action of investing someone with a title of nobility

‘Edward's generosity extended beyond the creation of earls’;

Inventionnoun

creative ability

‘his powers of invention were rather limited’;

Inventionnoun

something fabricated or made up

‘you know my story is an invention’;

Inventionnoun

used as a title for a short piece of music

‘Bach's two-part Inventions’;

Invention

An invention is a unique or novel device, method, composition or process. The invention process is a process within an overall engineering and product development process.

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