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Invention vs. Innovation

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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.’;

Innovationnoun

The act of innovating; the introduction of something new, in customs, rites, etc.

Inventionnoun

The act of inventing.

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

Innovationnoun

A change effected by innovating; a change in customs

Inventionnoun

The capacity to invent.

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

Innovationnoun

Something new, and contrary to established customs, manners, or rites.

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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.’;

Innovationnoun

A newly formed shoot, or the annually produced addition to the stems of many mosses.

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.’;

Innovationnoun

The act of innovating; introduction of something new, in customs, rites, commercial products, etc.

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.’;

Innovationnoun

A change effected by innovating; a change in customs; something new, and contrary to established customs, manners, or rites.

‘The love of things ancient doth argue stayedness, but levity and lack of experience maketh apt unto innovations.’;

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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.’;

Innovationnoun

A newly formed shoot, or the annually produced addition to the stems of many mosses.

Inventionnoun

Thought; idea.

Innovationnoun

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

Inventionnoun

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

‘Filling their hearersWith strange invention.’;

Innovationnoun

the creation of something in the mind

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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.’;

Innovationnoun

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 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.

Innovationnoun

the action or process of innovating

‘innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any organization’;

Inventionnoun

the creation of something in the mind

Innovationnoun

a new method, idea, product, etc.

‘technological innovations designed to save energy’;

Inventionnoun

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

Innovation

Innovation is the practical implementation of ideas that result in the introduction of new goods or services or improvement in offering goods or services. ISO TC 279 on innovation management proposes in the standards, ISO 56000:2020 to define innovation as .

‘a new or changed entity creating or redistributing value’;

Inventionnoun

the act of inventing

Inventionnoun

the action of inventing something, typically a process or device

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

Inventionnoun

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

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

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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