An item presented on an infomercial that has multiple, seemingly unrelated, and usually worthless uses.
TV Infomercial: "Don't you hate when shredded cheese needs to be shredded finer? Don't you also hate when vomit from a sick family member clogs a drain? Not any longer. The VomieShredder get's the job done. Just 5 easy payments of $19.99 plus $17 for shipping and handling"