Jig

A jig is a lively folk dance, a step dance in which one or two soloists perform rapid, intricate, hopping steps to music in 6 (over) 8 time or (a ' slip-jig') in 9(over)8 time. Surviving most strongly in Irish folk tradition, jigs were also popular in Scotland and England in the 1500s and 1600s. Related to modern English clog dances, they were ofte...
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jig

[n] - music in three-four time for dancing a jig 2. [n] - any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping 3. [v] - dance a jig
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Jig

A vigorous dance developed in the British Isles and popular as an Irish traditional dance style.
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JIG

Joint Intelligence Group
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Jig

The frame onto which the work is mounted.
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Jig

Jig noun [ Old French gigue a stringed instrument, a kind of dance, French gigue dance, tune, gig; of German origin; confer Middle High German gīge fiddle, German geige . Confer Gig a fiddle, Gig a whirligig.] 1. (Mus.) A light, brisk mu...
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Jig

Jig transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Jigged ; present participle & verbal noun Jigging .] 1. To sing to the tune of a jig. « Jig off a tune at the tongue's end.» Shak. 2. To tric...
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Jig

Jig intransitive verb To dance a jig; to skip about. « You jig , you amble, and you lisp.» Shak.
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jig

1. A light, brisk musical movement. 'Hot and hasty, like a Scotch jib.' (Shak) ... 3. A light, humorous piece of writing, especially. In rhyme; a farce in verse; a ballad. 'A jig shall be clapped at, and every rhyme Praised and applauded.' (Beau. & Fl) ... 4. A piece of sport; a trick; a prank. 'Is't not a fine jig, A precious cunning, in the l...
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jig

gigue noun music in three-four time for dancing a jig
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Jig

• (v. t.) To trick or cheat; to cajole; to delude. • (n.) A light, brisk musical movement. • (n.) To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a jigging machine. • (n.) A contrivance fastened to or inclosing a piece of work, and having hard steel surfaces to guide a tool, as a drill, or to form a shield or templet to work to, as in f...
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jig

(from the article `furniture industry`) ...line or conveyor-belt system begins. This is not usually in continuous movement but takes the form of a series of loose rollers over which the ...
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jig

folk dance, usually solo, that was popular in Scotland and northern England in the 16th and 17th centuries and in Ireland since the 18th century. It ...
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JIG

This combines song, dance and game and was often performed at the end of the play in Shakespeare’s time as a way of bringing together the players and audience.
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Jig

A number of variations of the jig are performed including the single (or soft), double, treble, and slip jig. The music is 6/8 time.
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Jig

Jig is British slang for a lie, a ruse, a swindle.
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Jig

Lures used on a vertical line that is moved up and down (jigged) by hand or mechanically. Often used at night for fishing oceanic squids.
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jig

a device that holds the workpiece securely in the correct positions and has the capability of guiding the tool during a manufacturing operation.
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Jig

A device which holds work or pieces of materal in a certain position until rigidly fastened or welded during the fabrication process.
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jig

A device used to set a dimension, angle or shape for fabrication
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JIG

A machine used to collect concentates of ore by water pulsation.
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jig

jig, dance of English origin that is performed also in Ireland and Scotland. It is usually a lively dance, performed by one or more persons, with quick and irregular steps. When the jig was introduced to the United States, it was often danced in minstrel shows. In instrumental music the gigue, the s...
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Jig

In the context of this book, a jig is a simple device used for multiple-cutting veneers.
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Jig

[tool] In metalworking and woodworking, a jig is a type of custom-made tool used to control the location and/or motion of another tool. A jig`s primary purpose is to provide repeatability, accuracy, and interchangeability in the manufacturing of products. A jig is often confused with a fixture; a fixture holds the work in a fixed location. ...
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Jig

[jewellery] A jig used in making jewelry, a specific type of jig, is a plate or open frame for holding work and helping to shape jewelry components made out of wire or small sheets of metal. A jig in the jewelry making application is used to help establish a pattern for use in shaping the wire or sheets of metal. In the jewelry application,...
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