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Widget may refer to:

  • Widget (economics), a placeholder name for an abstract unit of production, such as manufactured device or other product



  • Software widget, a generic type of software application comprising portable code intended for one or more different software platforms
    • Widget (GUI), a control element in a graphical user interface – an element of interaction, such as a button or a scroll bar.
    • Widget toolkit, a software library containing a collection of GUI widgets that collaborate when used in the construction of applications
    • Web widget, an applet intended to be used within web pages
    • The MediaWiki Widgets extension and related widget collections
  • Widget drive, a hard drive used only in the Apple Lisa computer system

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  • Widget (beer), a device placed in cans and bottles of beer to aid in the generation of froth
  • E-9A Widget, a turboprop airliner

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