Definitions for "Jig"
Keywords:  dance, gigue, irish, dancers, isles
To sing to the tune of a jig.
To dance a jig; to skip about.
To move with a skip or rhythm; to move with vibrations or jerks.
A small machine or handy tool
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 template to work to, as in filing.
To cut or form, as a piece of metal, in a jigging machine.
An apparatus or a machine for jigging ore.
Vibrating sleeve, moving up and down in water, concentrating the heavy minerals of a sand or gravel sample.
An apparatus used in milling to concentrate ore on a screen submerged in water, either by a reciprocating motion of the screen or by the pulsation of water through it.
Keywords:  dyebath, scouring, bleach, roller, dye
A machine in which fabric in open width is transferred repeatedly back and forth from one roller to another and passes each time through a relatively small volume of a dyebath or other liquid. Jigs are frequently used for dyeing, scouring, bleaching and finishing.
a cauldron used to dye or bleach cloth in steam-heated water.
An open dyeing machine where fabric is passed from one roller to another through a small volume dyebath. These machines can also be used for scouring and bleaching of small job lots.
Keywords:  lure, hook, leadhead, sythetic, sinker
A trolling bait, consisting of a bright spoon and a hook attached.
A small artificial lure with a metal (cone) head, often dressed with feathers or sythetic materials.
to fish with lures on a vertical line that is moved up and down, or jigged. Jigging is done with hand-operated spools or automatic machines, as in the southeastern Australia fisheries for arrow squid.
Keywords:  trick, cajole, farce, delude, prank
A light, humorous piece of writing, esp. in rhyme; a farce in verse; a ballad.
A piece of sport; a trick; a prank.
To trick or cheat; to cajole; to delude.
Negro, a corrupted shortening of Zigaboo
Form or vice for holding non-flat irregular- shaped objects for engraving. Jigs can be created in a wide variety of shapes, designed to hold cylindrical objects, items with various surface levels, etc.
A flat board covering in jutting pegs used for shaping wire.
Keywords:  brisk, musical, movement, light
A light, brisk musical movement.
Melody stolen from another composer. If discovered, "the jig is up."
Keywords:  sieve, sort, separate, see, ore
To sort or separate, as ore in a jigger or sieve. See Jigging, n.
Keywords:  joint, industry, group
Joint Industry Group.