Definition of Tinkertoy

1. [n -TOYS]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tinkertoy

tinker
tinker's cuss
tinker's dam
tinker's damn
tinker's root
tinker, tailor
tinkerbird
tinkerbirds
tinkered
tinkerer
tinkerers
tinkering
tinkerings
tinkerly
tinkers
tinkertoy (current term)
tinkertoys
tinking
tinkle
tinkle the ivories
tinkled
tinkler
tinklers
tinkles
tinklier
tinkliest
tinkling
tinklingly
tinklings
tinkly

Literary usage of Tinkertoy

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1. NIST at 100: Foundations for Progressedited by Raymond G. Kammer edited by Raymond G. Kammer (2001)
"PIONEERING MODULAR ELECTRONICS tinkertoy meant a lot more than child's play at ... Project tinkertoy was intended to help ensure national preparedness in ..."

2. Space Flight: The First Thirty Years (1993)
"... assembling and disassembling two tinkertoy-like structures called EASE and ACCESS in the cargo bay of Atlantis. The two space-walking astronauts ..."

3. Manual of Play by William Byron Forbush (1914)
"tinkertoy.—Seventy-three small wooden spools and rods. By setting the rods in the holes of the spools, all kinds of moving and stationary figures may be ..."

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