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Perry grinned at the jury-rigged cooler and rummaged around in its mouth for a while.

They had jury-rigged the entire mess so that it stuck together on the old heap.

At a safe distance from the bore site, a master control panel had been jury-rigged to control all units simultaneously.

Copeland worked the jury-rigged controls of the jet, continuing to decelerate.

He'd jury-rigged a kind of control on the hull field, so he could aim the hulk easily enough.

About it he could make out a thin gleaming of wires—a jury-rigged safety field.

"I wouldn't call our friends vassals, or say the system was jury-rigged," Flannery objected.

The Agamemnon had been jury-rigged for the service, her heavy masts and rigging removed, and lighter ropes and spars substituted.

This was no occasion calling for remarkable ingenuity to make some sort of jury-rigged drive.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JURY-RIGGED

quick-and-dirty

adjectivedone faster and easier but slipshod
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