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gadget

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life
gadgetgad‧get /ˈɡædʒɪt/ noun [countable]  DTOOLa small, useful, and cleverly-designed machine or tool a neat gadget for sharpening knives
Examples from the Corpus
gadgetOne woman used her shoulder and trunk muscles to feed herself via a gadget with a spoon attached to a ball-bearing swivel.He showed her several electronic gadgets, such as a watch that you can use as a phone.It lets the youngsters use special electronic gadgets which bounce light around.Electronic gadgets that will let people order food and drinks from their seats.A sales assistant was demonstrating several kitchen gadgets to a crowd of shoppers.kitchen gadgets such as avocado peelersIt's a clever little gadget which you can use to cut vegetables into attractive shapes.The Renault 25 was big on gadgets.But the instructions for our gadgets were nowhere to be found.Nowadays I am obsessional about checking the gadget, particularly as I use it infrequently.This prevented the firm selling the gadget.
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