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jigging


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jig  \Jig\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jigged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jigging}.] 
  1.  To  sing  to  the  tune  of  a  jig. 
 
  Jig  off  a  tune  at  the  tongue's  end  --  Shak. 
 
  2.  To  trick  or  cheat;  to  cajole;  to  delude.  --Ford. 
 
  3.  (Mining)  To  sort  or  separate,  as  ore  in  a  jigger  or  sieve. 
  See  {Jigging},  n. 
 
  4.  (Metal  Working)  To  cut  or  form  as  a  piece  of  metal,  in  a 
  jigging  machine. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jigging  \Jig"ging\,  n.  (Mining) 
  The  act  or  using  a  jig;  the  act  of  separating  ore  with  a 
  jigger,  or  wire-bottomed  sieve,  which  is  moved  up  and  down  in 
  water. 
 
  {Jigging  machine}. 
  a  (Mining)  A  machine  for  separating  ore  by  the  process  of 
  jigging. 
  b  (Metal  Working)  A  machine  with  a  rotary  milling  cutter 
  and  a  templet  by  which  the  action  of  the  cutter  is  guided 
  or  limited;  --  used  for  forming  the  profile  of  an 
  irregularly  shaped  piece;  a  profiling  machine. 




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