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Definition of gizmo

gizmo

  • a thing put into a hose lay that goes downhill, slows down the flow of water. Used at the Cal. Dept. of Forestry.

    Last edited on May 14 2011. Submitted by gary g. on Apr 25 2004.

  • a device.
                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Now bond with the best snoop gizmos", The Economic Times, Rahul Tripathi, 30 Jul 2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 07 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 02 2009.

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