gadgetry


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gadg·et·ry

 (găj′ĭ-trē)
n.
1. Gadgets considered as a group.
2. The design or construction of gadgets.
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gadgetry

(ˈɡædʒɪtrɪ)
n
1. gadgets collectively
2. use of or preoccupation with gadgets and their design
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gadgetry - appliances collectively; "laborsaving gadgetry"
appliance, contraption, contrivance, gadget, gismo, gizmo, widget, convenience - a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
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Translations

gadgetry

[ˈgædʒɪtrɪ] Nchismes mpl, aparatos mpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

gadgetry

[ˈgædʒɪtri] ngadgets mpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gadgetry

nVorrichtungen pl, → Geräte pl; (= superfluous equipment)technische Spielereien pl, → Kinkerlitzchen pl (inf)
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gadgetry

[ˈgædʒɪtrɪ] naggeggi mpl, arnesi mpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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How's that for a love of James Bond gadgetry? I could have remembered the wristwatch that turned into a mini circular saw, the dial spinning to cut through ropes or deflect oncoming bullets, or the cigarette lighter that worked as a walkie-talkie transmitter (admittedly not very impressive viewed in hindsight from 2015).