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tinker

1. (esp formerly) a travelling mender of pots and pans
2. Scot and Irish another name for a Gypsy
3. any of several small mackerels that occur off the North American coast of the Atlantic
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New Delhi [India], August 22 ( ANI ): NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant is slated to launch the Mentor India Campaign, a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students at more than 900 Atal Tinkering Labs, established across the country as a part of the Atal Innovation Mission, here on Wednesday.
Atal Tinkering Laboratories is one of the three major initiatives under the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM).
Tinkering is the attitude that "good enough" doesn't cut it.
Tinkering is a lot like playing, but it generally involves a purpose such as making, fixing, or understanding something.
From corporate documents to serial fiction, TINKERING uses a variety of sources to document influences on early inventors as well as profiles of their changes.
manufacturers, Snow seems to believe that tinkering with the renminbi will save American jobs.
Again the diagnosis is interrupt problems and more tinkering is done.
56) Tinkering implies accepting the legal status quo, and merely making tiny adjustments around the margins, e.
Unique to this year's game is the ability for players to create and personalize up to five of their own fairies, from facial features to hair accessories, each with different talents focusing on tinkering, light, water, animal and gardening.