High-quality cloth-backed adhesive tape. Stronger, stickier, more reliable, and generally about 1000x more versatile than duct tape. Also as much as $25/roll. Fixes just about anything and everything and can be used to rig up just about anything on a photo of cine shoot. Has a strong cult-like following among professionals in the visual arts.
Hey - take up the slack in that cord and gaff it to the C-stand.
The act of installing a part or component in something in a way that isn't actually correct but you just kind of fudge it so it works anyway. Often involves things that shouldn't necessarily go together.
Last night I frankenfitted that fork onto my road frame. Had to hack the head tube and face it with a bastard file, but hey - it works.