jury rig

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jury rig

[′ju̇r·ē ‚rig]
(mining engineering)
Any makeshift or temporary device, rig, or piece of equipment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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That would be complicated but might be possible "in jerry rig fashion", said Stopler.
"You can't take an ordinary tool and jerry rig it to be adequate for these conditions.
"Even if we do have domestic partnership in California, there are so many benefits that come with the ability to legally marry that we still having to 'jerry rig' our financial and legal affairs to match our wishes.