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jobber

slang Any specialized mechanical or electronic device; a gadget. You just plug this little jobber into a USB slot on your TV, and it gives you access to channels from around the world! I need to go to the store and get one of those jobbers that vacuums the floor automatically.

jobber

and jobby (ˈdʒɑbɚ and ˈdʒɑbi)
1. n. a gadget. Where is the little jobber I use to tighten this?
2. n. a bowel movement. (Juvenile.) Don’t forget to jobber, Jimmy.
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Our executive clients are the ones who pushed for a way to measure and validate persona match in candidates across their organizations," said Joe Thurman, Founder and CEO of Jobber Group.
Using the entire panel of observations, the OLS estimates of the effect of direct-supply in Tables 5-8 indicate that stations that receive their gasoline supplies directly from the refiner have significantly lower prices--between 1.7 and 2.7 cents per gallon--than similar stations that source gasoline through a jobber. Recall that proponents of open supply argue that enjoying more flexibility in sourcing their product would lead to lower prices.
This jobber season takes place against the backdrop of a slowing economy and sinking stock prices, which are affecting every component of the marketplace, from consumers to retailers to manufacturers.
"Jobber Group is doing something different and is already having a significant impact on the market.
Jobbers are fabric wholesalers -- intermediaries who buy fabrics from converters.
Tony Zoellner, president of jobber Irvin Alan, compiles books throughout the year, but described what he is looking to buy this fall.
"We're doing everything," said Dee Duncan, senior vice president for sales and marketing for Peachtree Fabrics, a regional jobber based in Georgia.
She had been design manager for decorative jobber products.
A number of colors are strong in today's jobber market, said Bob McKinnon, president and chief executive of Valdese.
NEW YORK--Decorative fabric suppliers targeting the jobber market are highlighting higher-end looks and constructions at lower prices.
The jobber market, April 3 to 13, seems to be carrying greater weight among fabric suppliers than in previous seasons.
NEW YORK--Variety and versatility in pattern and construction are key to presenting saleable fabrics at this Spring's jobber market.