1. rhetorical device a use of language that creates a literary effect
  2. rhetoric study of the technique for using language effectively
  3. rhetorical relating to using language effectively
  4. electrical device a device that produces or is powered by electricity
  5. storage device a device that preserves information for retrieval
  6. retroactive affecting things past
  7. optical device a device for producing or controlling light
  8. rhetorical question an inquiry that is not supposed to be answered
  9. rhetorically in a rhetorical manner
  10. mechanical device mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
  11. peripheral device (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
  12. territorial division a district defined for administrative purposes
  13. theatricality an artificial and mannered quality
  14. breathing device a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
  15. monitoring device display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
  16. matriculate enroll as a student
  17. federal deficit an excess of the federal government's spending over its revenue
  18. metrical foot (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
  19. Hemerocallidaceae one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted; includes genus Hemerocallis
  20. biological defence procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents