gadgetry
noun see gadget

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gadgetry — [n] mechanism appliances, bells and whistles, contraptions, ingenious device, instrumentation, machinery, works; concepts 463,499 …   New thesaurus

  • gadgetry — [gaj′i trē] n. 1. gadgets collectively 2. preoccupation with mere gadgets …   English World dictionary

  • gadgetry — [[t]gæ̱ʤɪtri[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft adj N Gadgetry is small machines or devices which do something useful. In the days before domestic gadgetry and time saving appliances, food preparation took up most of the day. ...a passion for the latest… …   English dictionary

  • gadgetry — /gaj i tree/, n. mechanical or electronic contrivances; gadgets: the gadgetry of the well equipped modern kitchen. [1915 20; GADGET + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • gadgetry — noun /ˈɡædʒətri/ a) machines, technology , A cell phone, a pager, a PDA, an iPod, and a digital watch what do you need all that gadgetry for? b) A gadget. See Also: gadget …   Wiktionary

  • gadgetry — gad|get|ry [ˈgædʒıtri] n [U] modern gadgets in general sometimes used in order to show disapproval ▪ I don t understand how all this electronic gadgetry works …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gadgetry — gadg|et|ry [ gædʒətri ] noun uncount small tools or pieces of equipment that do useful or impressive things: the latest electronic gadgetry …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gadgetry — noun (U) modern gadgets in general: I don t understand how all this electronic gadgetry works …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gadgetry — UK [ˈɡædʒɪtrɪ] / US [ˈɡædʒətrɪ] noun [uncountable] small tools or pieces of equipment that do useful or impressive things the latest electronic gadgetry …   English dictionary

  • gadgetry — gadget ► NOUN ▪ a small mechanical device or tool. DERIVATIVES gadgetry noun. ORIGIN probably from French gâchette lock mechanism or from French dialect gagée tool …   English terms dictionary

  • gadgetry — noun appliances collectively (Freq. 1) laborsaving gadgetry • Hypernyms: ↑appliance, ↑contraption, ↑contrivance, ↑convenience, ↑gadget, ↑gizmo, ↑gismo …   Useful english dictionary

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