HyperDic: widget

English > 2 senses of the word widget:
NOUNartifactwidget, doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gizmo, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsissomething unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
artifactwidget, appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismoa device or control that is very useful for a particular job
widget > pronunciation
Soundswih'jhiht
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > widget: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSomething unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.
Synonymsdoodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gizmo, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis
BroaderstuffMiscellaneous unspecified objects
Spanishadorno, artilugio, chingadera, chisme, chucho, chunche, cosa, coso, trasto, truco, vaina
Catalanandròmina, endergues, trasto
English > widget: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA device or control that is very useful for a particular job.
Synonymsappliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismo
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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