HyperDic: gismo

English > 2 senses of the word gismo:
NOUNartifactgismo, doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gizmo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widgetsomething unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
artifactgismo, appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, widgeta device or control that is very useful for a particular job
English > gismo: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSomething unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.
Synonymsdoodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gizmo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widget
BroaderstuffMiscellaneous unspecified objects
Spanishadorno, artilugio, chingadera, chisme, chucho, chunche, cosa, coso, trasto, truco, vaina
Catalanandròmina, endergues, trasto
English > gismo: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA device or control that is very useful for a particular job.
Synonymsappliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, widget
Narrowergadgetryappliances collectively
gimbalAn appliance that allows an object (such as a ship's compass) to remain horizontal even as its support tips
injectorA contrivance for injecting (e.g., water into the boiler of a steam engine or particles into an accelerator etc.)
mod conmodern convenience
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishadminículo, aparato, armatoste, artilugio, dispositivo, gadget, gizmo, ingenio, utensilio
Catalanaparell, dispositiu, enginy, fòtil, gadget, gizmo, maquineta

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