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gis·mo

 (gĭz′mō)
n.
Variant of gizmo.

gis•mo

or giz•mo

(ˈgɪz moʊ)

n., pl. -mos. Informal.
a gadget or device.
[1940–45; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gismo - something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not knowngismo - something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known; "she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket"; "there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use"
stuff - miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"
2.gismo - a device or control that is very useful for a particular jobgismo - a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
gadgetry - appliances collectively; "laborsaving gadgetry"
gimbal - an appliance that allows an object (such as a ship's compass) to remain horizontal even as its support tips
injector - a contrivance for injecting (e.g., water into the boiler of a steam engine or particles into an accelerator etc.)
mod con - modern convenience; the appliances and conveniences characteristic of a modern house

gizmo

also gismo
noun
Slang. A small specialized mechanical device:
Informal: doodad, doohickey, widget.
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