Definitions for "Contrivance"
The act or faculty of contriving, inventing, devising, or planning.
The thing contrived, invented, or planned; disposition of parts or causes by design; a scheme; plan; artifice; arrangement.
the faculty of contriving; inventive skill; "his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem"
an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement of details or parts etc.; "the plot contained too many improbable contrivances to be believable"
any improvised arrangement for temporary use
An object or characteristic used or modified to do something different from its usual use.
Keywords:  job, particular, device, useful
a device that is very useful for a particular job