Used a technique of her own invention.
The phonograph, an invention attributed to Thomas Edison.
A new type of computer is an example of an invention.
The process of inventing a new type of computer is an example of invention.
A story that is created or made up is an example of an invention.
- Something thought up or mentally fabricated; esp., a falsehood.
- Something originated by experiment, etc.; new device or contrivance.
Origin of invention
- Middle English invencioun scheme, plan from Old French invencion a finding out from Latin inventiō inventiōn- inventiveness from inventus past participle of invenīre to find invent
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition