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A placeholder name for an unnamed, unspecified, or hypothetical manufactured good or product. Suppose we have a widget factory that produces 100 units per year…

(1) An icon-based user interface such as found on smartphones and tablets. See widget-based interface.

The definition of a widget is a general term for a small gadget or device. An example of a widget is a usb connector for a laser mouse.

A floating widget or other device inside a beer can, meant to create foam when opened. noun

A small scraping tool consisting of a blade and a handle, commonly used to remove paint from glass and other smooth surfaces. noun


A widget is an element of a graphical user interface


an imagined small product made by a company: Let’s assume the company makes ten cents profit on every widget they sell.


a piece of software that is used on a page of a website to give the user changing information of a particular type in a small area of the computer screen: This new widget will bring fresh content to your website every hour.


any small device whose name you have forgotten or do not know


Have you ever visited a website and seen a bunch of clocks, calendars, contact forms or even the weather display? They are called widgets


  • a small mechanical device, as a knob or switch, especially one whose name is not known or cannot be recalled; gadget:
    • a row of widgets on the instrument panel.
  • something considered typical or representative, as of a manufacturer’s products:
    • the widgets coming off the assembly line.
  • Digital Technology. a module on a website, in an application, or in the interface of a device that allows users to access information or perform a function: -I added a weather widget to my screen.


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