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widg·et

widget

 
pronunciation:
wI jiht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any small manufactured item or device; gadget.
similar words:
gadget
definition 2: in computing, an application or program that performs a limited function of giving easy access to specific types of information or functionality. A widget often floats on top of a web page that is already opened.
I find the note-taking widget on my computer very convenient.My weather widget keeps me up to date on the weather at all times, and I don't have to leave my page and go to a weather website.
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