Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An assembly of tools.
  • n. A set of basic components for developing software.

Etymologies

tool +‎ kit (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Future ideas An Open Source toolkit a research / survey project of open source community projects to develop a a \ "community building toolkit\" which would take tips for how to greet / involve new people in your project, and how * not* to alienate minorities (ie women) ....

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows

  • It was thrilling and somewhat humbling to read cell biologist Stuart Newman's hypothesis of the evolutionary triumph of life as it self-organized half a billion years ago, using what he calls toolkit genes from single-celled highly plastic organisms to make a balletic leap into multicellularity at the time of the Cambrian explosion when virtually all of today's modern animal forms (35 phyla) first appeared, as evidenced in the fossil rock.

    ScreenTalk

  • Specifically in the way "toolkit" is used so easily and appropriately.

    Behe Responds

  • The toolkit is intended to be a practical guide to assist civil society in applying the Bank's new access to information policy as a means of obtaining documents from the institution.

    Chad Dobson: Access to Information at the World Bank: The First 99 Days

  • Another user migration toolkit is available from Tranxition, which can also be used for migrations involving either physical or virtual desktops.

    5 tips for a smooth Windows 7 migration

  • "What we've done with this toolkit is taken the basic structure of that methodology and turned it into a process that makes it applicable to the developing world."

    Free Human Centered Design Toolkit for social impact

  • The "genetic toolkit" is what facilitates evolution, meaning that the toolkit itself must be explained in a way where evidence of evolution-made-possible-by-the-toolkit is questionably extrapolated to explain the toolkit.

    All These Different Creatures are Variations of the Same Theme

  • So stem cells have a built-in toolkit that responds to random changes, enabling then to respond to changes in their environment in a systematic and controlled way, ultimately leading to just a few endpoints.

    2008 August - Telic Thoughts

  • With random events I mean that once the modular toolkit is there, all the possible combinations can be made.

    Artificial Life, Constraint by Design

  • The Dojo Toolkit is a JavaScript-based collection of libraries (hence the name toolkit) that enable you to build AJAX capabilities into your web pages.

    Latest News from JAVA Developer's Journal

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.