gismo

Definitions of gismo
  1. noun
    a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    synonyms: appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, widget
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    gadgetry
    appliances collectively
    gimbal
    an appliance that allows an object (such as a ship's compass) to remain horizontal even as its support tips
    injector
    a contrivance for injecting (e.g., water into the boiler of a steam engine or particles into an accelerator etc.)
    mod con
    modern convenience; the appliances and conveniences characteristic of a modern house
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    device
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
  2. noun
    something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
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