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English definition of “gadget”

gadget

noun [C]     /ˈɡædʒ.ɪt/
C1 a small device or machine with a particular purpose: kitchen gadgets Have you seen this handy little gadget - it's for separating egg yolks from whites.Machinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic choresKitchen appliancesTools in general gadgetry     /-ə.tri/ noun [U] We've got a juicer, a blender, a coffee grinder - all manner of kitchen gadgetry.Things needed for a task
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