gismo

Definitions of gismo
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n a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

Synonyms:
appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, widget
Types:
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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
Type of:
device
an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

n something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known

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