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  • noun One who does a single thing at a time.


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  • We first heard Alton Brown use the word unitasker on an episode of Good Eats.

    Unclutter Your Life in One Week Erin Rooney Doland 2009

  • Good Ice cream machines can be expensive (though adequate machines can be had for $50), and some home cooks are often (and wisely) averse to the dreaded 'unitasker' -- a kitchen tool that does only one thing.

    6 Ways To Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker 2010

  • This is the ultimate unitasker, since the person who buys it will probably only use it once.

    Unitasker Wednesday: The Watermelon Cooler | Unclutterer 2010

  • "Even with scientific validation at his fingertips, Mr. Leleux frets that the Stanford study may have been done 'by a bitter unitasker like me who wants to validate his own existence.'"

    Rabett Run EliRabett 2009

  • Well yeah, Griffin's Stylus + Pen + Laser Pointer makes that thing look like an outmoded unitasker.

    Gizmodo Kyle Wagner 2011

  • So for those of us who want a tablet to be a unitasker device sorry Alton!

    Gizmodo Kyle Wagner 2011

  • What the Kindle has going for it is its simplicity as a unitasker.

    Macworld Jason Snell 2010

  • While we think this is a serious unitasker and probably a totally unnecessary piece of plastic, we also feel a little wistful about it.

    The Kitchn Faith Durand 2010

  • If you're just looking for a unitasker, then Camera Level's a fine choice-it's a simple, easy-to-use app that works as advertised.

    PC World 2010

  • Connector dongle, but maybe you want a pack that isn't a unitasker. the PowerEZ Plus today, which not only provides extra power to just about any iPhone or iPod touch device -- including the iPhone 4 -- but also includes a retractable kickstand for watching movies in landscape mode, much like the stand on the back of the new Droid X.

    The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) 2010


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