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gizmo

Postby Audiendus » Sun Oct 30, 2011 8:29 am

Gizmo (noun)

A mechanical or electronic device or component, especially one whose name is unknown, forgotten or unimportant; a gadget, a contraption.

[Of unknown origin; possibly originated in the Armed Services. First known use 1942.]

"The firefighters used some gizmo to bend the railings where the boy's head was stuck."

"The electronics store was full of the latest computing gizmos."

"I have no idea how all these gizmos in the engine work."
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Wed Nov 09, 2011 1:46 pm

Good post! ! !
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Postby Perry Lassiter » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:20 pm

Gizmos are made with widgets designed by Kilroy, who was certainly there!
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:28 pm

-----please, draw me a sheep-----
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:29 pm

Sorry the link is so massive, I don't know how to
cut things like this down.
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Postby Slava » Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:47 pm

LukeJavan8 wrote:Sorry the link is so massive, I don't know how to
cut things like this down.

Like this.

Click on the URL box in the Post a reply section. Type = after the url and before the bracket. Add the link. Type what you want to be the link after the bracket. Click the URL button again.

To see it now, click on Quote and the unformatted version will be there. You can see what I mean.

Hope this helps.
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:23 pm

Sorry, but I don't understand the terms.
Am basically self-taught and following directions is
like trying to read the 160 page book that came
with my camera. I cannot make heads nor tails
out of it.
I am more of a "show me" and I get it, read
directions like Tab A into slot B, just don't work.
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