Widget

(redirected from The Widget)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Widget

A generic term for any product, especially a manufactured product. It is used in text books and academic papers to provide an example without using specifics.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Widgets they process are capable of performing any function that you can program with JavaScript, with added functions provided by the runtime engine itself.
At our final prenatal appointment the doctor discovered that the Widget lay in posterior presentation--feet down--so he scheduled a cesarean section.
Publishers can take advantage of the widget's flexible design to augment their revenue streams or promote their own content, offering or using the prime ad space immediately below the widget or in the heading of the new page that displays when widget viewers click a link.
Contact Manager Users can now import access contact names and email addresses directly to the widget from the largest webmail providers through ShareThis' new contact manager, allowing for easier sharing to all contacts without ever leaving the website they are visiting.
Developers will use the WDK to create TV Widgets that leverage a rich set of programming interfaces called the Widget Channel API.
The widget interface is simple to use and makes it easy for consumers to access and request information from their mobile phone.
today previewed plans for the Widget Channel, a television (TV) application framework optimized for TV and related consumer electronics (CE) devices that use the Intel Architecture.
The widget content development tools include the following: -- NetFront(TM) Browser Widgets Packaging Tool v.
With the widget, users can participate in polls and then view results by city, state, country or overall.
As widgets are added and shared across the Web, each link from the widget goes back to the brand's web site and helps improve search engine rankings.
Advertisers have the opportunity through Adgetix to precisely target paid ads within the widget.