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gadget

  

      n  
1    a small mechanical device or appliance  
2    any object that is interesting for its ingenuity or novelty rather than for its practical use  
     (C19: perhaps from French gâchette lock catch, trigger, diminutive of gâche staple)  
  gadgety      adj  
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gadget

  
  
appliance, contraption     (informal)   contrivance, device, gimmick, gizmo     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   instrument, invention, novelty, thing, tool, waldo  

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