HyperDic: gizmo

English > 2 senses of the word gizmo:
NOUNartifactgizmo, doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widgetsomething unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
artifactgizmo, appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gismo, widgeta device or control that is very useful for a particular job
gizmo > pronunciation
Soundsgih'zmow.
RhymesAlamo ... sumo: 20 rhymes with mow...
English > gizmo: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSomething unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.
Example "there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use"
Synonymsdoodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gismo, 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 > gizmo: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA device or control that is very useful for a particular job.
Synonymsappliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gismo, 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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