Define: Widget

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Definition: Widget


Quick Summary of Widget


A generic term given for a manufactured good.



What is the dictionary definition of Widget?

Dictionary Definition


Widget (economics), a placeholder name for an abstract unit of production, such as manufactured device or other product


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Full Definition of Widget


In an economic context; a widget is a generic term used for a manufactured good.


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Synonyms For Widget


gizmo, contraption, gadget, thingamajig, doodad


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Widget are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 5th May 2019.