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Meaning of "gizmo" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIZMO

Of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GIZMO

gizmo  [ˈɡɪzməʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIZMO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gizmo is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIZMO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gizmo

Gizmo or Gismo may refer to: Technology ▪ The Gizmo or "Gizmotron", an effect unit for the electric guitar ▪ Gizmo key, found on certain flutes ▪ Gizmo5, a peer-to-peer Internet telephony and instant messaging software application ▪ Gizmo, an OpenGL compiler used in Wavemetrics IGOR Pro software ▪ Gizmo, a bounding box used for manipulating objects in 3D modeling computer programs ▪ Gizmos, the name of interactive online simulations for math and science education from ExploreLearning ▪ A gadget, a small device with a particular function ▪ Gizmo, a 1996-2001 digital game distribution platform by Mplayer.com Entertainment ▪ The Gizmos, a 1970s proto-punk band from Indiana ▪ Gizmo Williams, a former kick returner in Canadian Football ▪ Gizmo!, a 1977 documentary film directed by Howard Smith ▪ Gadgets and Gizmos, a Canadian television show about technological devices ▪ Gizmo, a character in the comic strip Beetle Bailey ▪ Gizmo, an Italian band formed in 2005 by Stewart Copeland Fiction ▪ Gizmo, a member of the H.I.V.E.

Definition of gizmo in the English dictionary

The definition of gizmo in the dictionary is a device; gadget.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIZMO


ammo
ˈæməʊ
camo
ˈkæməʊ
caudillismo
ˌkɔːdɪlˈjɪzməʊ
Como
ˈkəʊməʊ
demo
ˈdɛməʊ
emo
ˈiːməʊ
fidelismo
ˌfiːdeˈlɪzməʊ
gismo
ˈɡɪzməʊ
homo
ˈhəʊməʊ
Imo
ˈiːməʊ
Judezmo
dʒʊˈdɛzməʊ
machismo
mæˈkɪzməʊ
memo
ˈmɛməʊ
mo
məʊ
mot
məʊ
Palermo
pəˈlɛəməʊ
primo
ˈpriːməʊ
promo
ˈprəʊməʊ
ultimo
ˈʌltɪˌməʊ
verismo
vɛˈrɪzməʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIZMO

give to the world
give up
give up the ghost
give vent to
give way
give way to
give-and-take
giveable
giveaway
giveback
given
given name
givenness
giver
giving
Giza
gizmology
gizz
gizzard
gizzen

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIZMO

Alamo
altissimo
bayamo
Bergamo
bravissimo
chemo
duomo
dynamo
Eskimo
Geronimo
gran turismo
pomo
Profumo
proximo
San Remo
screamo
slow-mo
sumo
supremo
tomo

Synonyms and antonyms of gizmo in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gizmo» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIZMO

Find out the translation of gizmo to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gizmo from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gizmo» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

小发明
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gizmo
570 millions of speakers

English

gizmo
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

gizmo
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأداة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

штуковина
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gizmo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্যাজেট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gizmo
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gizmo
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gizmo
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

小道具
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기즈모
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gizmo
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Gizmo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Gizmo
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गझ्मे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

işlevi belli olmayan alet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gizmo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gizmo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

штуковина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gizmo
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gizmo
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gizmo
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gizmo
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gizmo
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gizmo

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIZMO»

The term «gizmo» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.988 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIZMO» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «gizmo» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «gizmo» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gizmo

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIZMO»

Discover the use of gizmo in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gizmo and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gizmo
In "Gizmo," Ben Mason is rattled from witnessing a fatal shooting, while in "Don't eat little Charlie," Charlie, Olmo, Pug the dog, and Fizzipizzi are threatened with eviction until the king of music arrives.
Alan Ayckbourn, Ursula Ehler, 2001
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Gizmo
When Professor Ludwig von Glink's contraption gets so out of hand that the City Buildings and Permits Inspector condemns his home, the City Contemporary Art Museum comes to the rescue.
Barry Varela, 2007
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The gizmo
Stephen is talked into stealing something to prove that he isn't a wimp. He steals a gizmo, a strange round toy that possesses strange powers, when it is turned on he instantly changes clothes with the first person he sees.
Paul Jennings, Keith McEwan, 1994
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The Gizmo Again
Illustrated by Keith McEwan.
‎1995
5
Come Back Gizmo
The third story in the successful Gizmo series, involving a mean-spirited hoodlum who – via a toilet seat getting stuck on his head – discovers compassion and becomes a hero.
‎1996
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Sink the Gizmo
The fourth – and very last – Gizmo story from Australia's master of madness.
Paul Jennings, 1997
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Bella and Gizmo's Adventures - Bella Gets a New Sweater
Bella and Gizmo help her find a sweater too and teach her that it is okay to be bald. The story is intended for children suffering from hair loss who may share similar experiences shopping for wigs.
‎2005
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Bella and Gizmo's Adventures
Then he meets Bella, another hairless cat, and finds out that he is not alone and that it is okay to be bald. The story is intended for children suffering from hair loss.
‎2005
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Gizmo Love
THE STORY: Locked in an office by an unseen producer, Hollywood veteran Manny McCain takes on the assignment of his life: to shape the sloppy opus of a gifted, guileless young writer into the next great crime noir.
John Kolvenbach, 2010
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Gizmo and Scatz: A Tail of Friendship
This is a story about a dog and a cat, They live in the same house but never chat. To find how the story ends, read this book and see if they become friends.
Jazz, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIZMO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gizmo is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Strain Recap: Occido Insurance
... tinkering with ways to “vampire-proof” their Red Hook safe house and, in Dutch's case, hard-wire some kind of gizmo that a tipsy Ef gazes on ... «Vulture, Jul 15»
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Brooklynsway Surprises in Bison City Stakes
"This filly can be really quirky," Ross said of the filly by Giant Gizmo —Explosive Story, by Radio Star. "She's not an easy filly to handle in the ... «BloodHorse.com, Jul 15»
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They saved the best for last in the ladies barrel racing during the …
Allie Novotny glided her horse Gizmo around the cloverleaf in 17.94, to capture the round on the barrel racing run Sunday at the East Helena ... «Helena Independent Record, Jul 15»
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Kinetic Fest 2015
Many of the moving sculptures came from the minds of people, young and old, working in the new maker space called Gizmo, in Coeur d'Alene. «The Spokesman Review, Jul 15»
5
Top travel tech
So, if you're heading out for a day's sightseeing only to find both your phone and tablet are running low on juice, whip this little gizmo out. «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jul 15»
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Gizmo Guy: Wearables Galore
Lots of smarties are betting on wearable tech: smart watches, health and exercise monitors, geared-up eyewear, tech-embedded clothing. «Philly.com, Jul 15»
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Expectant parents spot mysterious GREMLIN in baby scan - and …
Jayne, who decided her daughter couldn't realistically be called Gizmo, eventually decided on the much prettier name Ivy-belle. «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Gizmo Guy: Two Phila. events offer start-ups a chance to pitch
The entrepreneur-focused reality show 'Shark Tank' has an open casting call on Saturday at the Convention Center in Philadelphia. «Philly.com, Jul 15»
9
Gizmo Guy: Tuned-in to Testing
What's the best high end TV you can buy today? A majority of voters chose an LG in the recent 11th annual Value Electronics TV Shootout, ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
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Anti-texting gizmo for future cars?
Sydney - Australia could become the first country to launch a device that jams texting signals and calls in cars. Accidents caused by drivers ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gizmo [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gizmo>. May 2021 ».
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