The word toy is a noun. Toy means (1) any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets, (2) copy that reproduces something in greatly reduced size, (3) an artifact designed to be played with, (4) a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier).
Toy is also a verb that means (1) engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously, (2) manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination, (3) behave carelessly or indifferently.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word toy.
Browse this toy store directory for info about toy stores in the United States of America. The illustration on this page depicts a variety of toys for young children.
The toy business of today is responsible for the manufacturing and advertising of products which both entertain and inspire children of all ages. Learn more about the multi-billion dollar toy industry.
Visit this toys manufacturer directory for information about toy manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The photograph on this page depicts assorted vintage toys in a wicker basket.
Browse this novelties manufacturer directory for info about novelty manufacturers in the United States. The illustration on this page depicts a colorful plastic slinky toy.
This is the official site of Lego, the popular building toy company that began in 1932 in Denmark. The Lego brick in its traditional interlocking form was launched in 1958. Today Legos are sold worldwide in thousands of different kinds of kits. There are also Legoland Theme Parks in four countries, including one in Carlsbad, California. Lego.com describes and sells products online.
Pixar, based in Emeryville, California, is owned by The Walt Disney Studios. Pixar is a computer animation film studio that produces feature-length animated films. Their popular feature films include Toy Story, Monsters Inc, Finding Nemo, Cars, and Ratatouille.
The following articles provide recent toy-related news.
'Shark Tank' season 10 continues with a new kind of makeup travel bag, a cleanable toy for cat lovers, a durable dress for mothers, and a subscription razor service aiming to attack the pink tax on women.
By Carolyn Lipka, Contributor. Forbes. Monday, 21 Jan 2019 21:13:00 -0500.
The company behind a bomb-defusing game for children has offered an apology following complaints from parents that it's inappropriate and insensitive. YULU also says it will stop shipping the item to North American markets.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 04:00:00 EST.
Mr. Heyward became an activist after his 13-year-old son, who was playing with a toy gun, was killed by a police officer in Brooklyn in 1994.
Daniel E. Slotnik. New York Times. Monday, 14 Jan 2019 21:00:21 GMT.
Wooden toy sets have been around for years, but one company is hoping to bring them into the 21st century with the launch of a smart coding train.Called
Stuart Miles. Pocket Lint. Monday, 14 Jan 2019 16:39:01 +0000.
The ongoing U.S.-China trade war is weighing on Chinese toy exporters. They cite uncertainty, the impact of tariffs already placed on some electronics and supply chain headaches as negotiators work to forge a deal ahead of a March deadline.
CNBC. Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 07:51 GMT.
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