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million-mile screwdriver

million-mile screwdriver
 n.— «“Sometimes fixing it is hard at this distance,” said Cox, who is now deputy team leader for the Mars Exploration Rovers. “You find a way to work around it,” what she calls the “million-mile screwdriver.”» —“Goodbye Galileo” by Chris Kridler Florida Today Sept. 21, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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