To use the seemingly useless trinkets and objects in your close vicinity together to accomplish an otherwise impossible task.
So I took my shoelaces, tied them together, lassoed the gas petal (with a paperclip), slid a wrench down it (to change the direction of force), threaded it through the steering wheel, and attached it to the door handle, so when I opened the car door and jumped out, the force from opening the door would cause the car to let on the gas and drive towards the men with the bazookas, letting me escape.”
Mark Hoye가 작성 2005년 06월 28일 (화)
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To make do with what is on hand at the moment; to build from scratch with whatever is on hand; to rig.
Having no money to buy a real workbench for their clubhouse, the kids macgyvered a table by using an old board placed over two barrels, and found it worked just as well.
Donni가 작성 2005년 09월 05일 (월)
Do something which seems impossible to do.
I MacGyvered togeather a rocket ship from this box of matches and a musk ox!
Coo가 작성 2005년 04월 11일 (월)
To diffuse or overcome a sticky situation by using insignificant objects....such as paperclips, chewing gum, or contraceptive devices
I locked my keys in the car and was going to be late for a job interview...so I totally MacGyvered a coathanger and a condom wrapped in double sided tape to fish them out!.
Brandon Potter가 작성 2006년 11월 30일 (목)