The Idler

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Idler refers to something idle;

  • A slacker, a person who habitually avoids work
  • Idler-wheel, a system used to transmit the rotation of the main shaft of a motor to another rotating device
  • Idler circuit, a circuit in a parametric amplifier to generate an idle response

Idler or The Idler, or variant, may refer to:

Books and Publications[edit]

  • The Idler (1758–60), a series of essays by Samuel Johnson and his contemporaries
  • The Idler (1892–1911), a literary and humorous magazine started by Jerome K. Jerome
  • The Idler (1993), a bi-yearly British magazine exploring alternative ways of working and living, still published today
  • The Idler, a Canadian literary magazine published from 1985 to 1993
  • The Idler, name of the Progressive Review, an American alternative publication, from 1964 to 1969
  • The Idlers, novel by Morley Roberts 1906


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