Tinkertoy
trademark — used for a construction toy of fitting parts

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  • Tinkertoy — set. The Tinkertoy Construction Set was created in 1914 one year after the A. C. Gilbert Company s Erector Set by Charles H. Pajeau and Robert Pettit in Evanston, Illinois. Pajeau, a stonemason, designed the toy after seeing children play with… …   Wikipedia

  • Tinkertoy — Set. Das Tinkertoy Konstruktionsset wurde 1914 von Charles H. Pajeau und Robert Pettit in Evanston erstellt – ein Jahr nach dem Erector Set der A. C. Gilbert Company. Pajeau, ein Steinmetz, entwarf das Spielzeug, nachdem er gesehen hatte, wie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tinkertoy — ☆ Tinkertoy [tiŋ′kər toi΄ ] trademark for a toy set of wooden dowels, joints, wheels, etc., used by children to assemble structures n. [t ] anything resembling or suggesting such a structure or any of the toy parts adj. [t ] suggesting such… …   English World dictionary

  • Tinkertoy™ — [Tinkertoy] a US make of children’s toy which consists of a set of small wooden wheels and coloured wooden sticks which fit together to build models. Tinkertoys were first made in 1914 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tinkertoy{™} — a US make of children’s toy which consists of a set of small wooden wheels and coloured wooden sticks which fit together to build models. Tinkertoys were first made in 1914 and are now made by the toy company Hasbro. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tinkertoy — /ting keuhr toy /, Trademark. a brand of children s building toy. * * * …   Universalium

  • tinkertoy — n. toy consisting of small parts that are assembled together to build shapes or objects …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tinkertoy — Tin·ker·toy …   English syllables

  • Tinkertoy — Tin•ker•toy [[t]ˈtɪŋ kərˌtɔɪ[/t]] gam trm a brand of children s building toy …   From formal English to slang

  • Tinkertoy — ˈtiŋkə(r)ˌtȯi trademark used for a construction toy of fitting parts …   Useful english dictionary

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