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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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We deal with Tinkering Kits and the name 'Tinker.ly' will aptly justify that in the world market and speak the work we do.
The ATL Community Day initiative is an effort to spread awareness as well as engage the local communities in the neighbourhood of an Atal Tinkering Lab, to come and experience the exciting new world of science and future technologies.
The environs of Trenin and the Kysuce region were the cradle of tinkering in Slovakia, but tinkering villages were also located in the eastern regions of Spis and Saris, and around Nitra.
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.
Could humankind, by tinkering its genetic code, gain immortality?
manufacturers, Snow seems to believe that tinkering with the renminbi will save American jobs.
When he isn't out working up a sweat, he likes to watch sports, including auto racing -- and confesses to enjoy tinkering with cars.
The specter of nuclear annihilation haunted humanity during the worst days of the Cold War when it became clear that our special genius for tinkering with nature might prove our final undoing.
Again the diagnosis is interrupt problems and more tinkering is done.
Before revising the present system, Palestinian leaders might consider whether they are interested in tinkering, following, or leading law reform in each of the areas under consideration.(56) Tinkering implies accepting the legal status quo, and merely making tiny adjustments around the margins, e.g.
Summary: 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.