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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.
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The Antibodies widget is designed to display any atypical antibody identified in the blood bank since the installation of the current hospital information system, which has been in place since 2000.
And it's customizable, so you can alter the look and feel of the widgets to match your website.
Notably, some of the widgets available on Widgetbox and similar sites, such as Yahoo Widgets, have been developed by major international brands.
Since widgets are a fairly natural extension of the RSS feeds, adapting to widget use was a relatively quick step.
Seemingly innocent widgets - otherwise known as gadgets - are exposing computer users to a whole host of potential hacker attacks, says specialist firm Finjan.
widget that will tell you the local circumstances of eclipses through 2039.
If present, it was likely included as a shortcut to simplify the JavaScript code and indicates a Widget that will run only on the Mac.
As we gazed, the Widget actually stopped its incessant ticking and sat perfectly still.
The Green Widget Company (GWC) was in a quandary: Acme Widget Supply had executed a purchase order for $200,000 worth of recycled Widgets in a unique sea foam color, then promptly went out of business.
Let's say we're writing a story about a widget maker and we need some overview material about the industry.
The declining fortunes of the widget ale market have been highlighted by another major player rejecting the format.