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jer·ry-rig

 (jĕr′ē-rĭg′)
tr.v. jer·ry-rigged, jer·ry-rig·ging, jer·ry-rigs
To jury-rig. See Usage Note at jury-rig.

[Alteration (influenced by jerry-build) of jury-rig.]
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You can't just go to a shop and pick up a part that you can jerry-rig on.'
"Right now, you go to a DIY hobby shop or hydroponic store, and then read 20 blogs to figure out how to jerry-rig a home-growing system that looks like its piecemeal parts came from Home Depot.
But if the staff doesn't understand why things were designed the way they were, or staffers take it upon themselves to jerry-rig new processes or signage or storage "solutions," all the design team's hard work is going to be undermined, maybe permanently.
Buying time for its own sake makes sense in some negotiating contexts, but the sub silentio objective here was to jerry-rig yet another argument to wield against Israel and its fateful decision whether or not to strike Iran.
He describes the world's largest mesh in Spain, with 21,000 members and another in Athens: Individuals jerry-rig antennas and other hardware to exchange messages, videos, telephone calls or large data files.
NO, SARGE, I FIGURE MOST MECHANICS CAN JERRY-RIG SOME SORT OF WORK-AROUND EVEN BETTER THAN MINE.