gadget gadget  /ˈɡæ dʒət/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a device or control that is very useful for a particular job

Usage(s):

  1. Of all the gadgets on this list, this is the one that James Bond is most likely to carry.
  2. A look at this year's hottest gadgets.
  3. Cast Your Vote Gadget of the Year.

News

  1. USB Cufflinks — and Other Gadget Ideas for Father’s Day

    It’s not too late. From an iPhone-powered car to Batman cufflinks, Andrew Felix rounds up gift ideas for the gadget-obsessed Dad. Click inside to watch the video.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

  2. Gadget-eating crazy ants causing millions in damages

    Depending on what state you live in, there could come a point when one of your electrical devices – maybe even a gadget – fail, only for the culprit to be pegged as “crazy ants”. Such has been the case for many in the Southern United States, where a species of insect known as Raspberry Read The Full Story
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SlashGear

  3. DHX Media Commissioned to Produce New Inspector Gadget Series and 7th Season of Johnny Test Series

    DHX Media Commissioned to Produce New Inspector Gadget Series and 7th Season of Johnny Test Series
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I guess it was a gadget to get people out there," Rangers manager Ron Washington said Sunday. "Sometimes the fans are so loud in the ballpark you wish they would just calm down. Seriously."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Ron Washington Source: The Associated Press

  2. "The iPad is so fast and light, the multitouch screen so bright and responsive, the software so easy to navigate, that it really does qualify as a new category of gadget," said Pogue.
    on Apr 1, 2010 By: David Pogue Source: InformationWeek

  3. As New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote in a column entitled Death by Gadget "They want you to look at a gadget and think sleek, not blood."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Nicholas Kristof Source: Center for Media and Democracy (blog)

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