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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 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 template by which the action of the cutter is guided or limited; -- used for forming the profile of an irregularly shaped piece; a profiling machine. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jig \Jig\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jigged; p. pr. & vb. n. Jigging.] [1913 Webster] 1. To sing to the tune of a jig. [1913 Webster] Jig off a tune at the tongue's end. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To trick or cheat; to cajole; to delude. --Ford. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve. See Jigging, n. [1913 Webster] 4. (Metal Working) To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a jigging machine. [1913 Webster]




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