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jigger 1

Pronunciación: /ˈdʒɪɡə/

sustantivo

1A machine or vehicle with a part that rocks or moves to and fro, e.g. a jigsaw: they invented a jigger that pulls nets under the ice
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The newly-diagnosed disease causes fingers to turn white and numb as a result of using hand-held vibrating tools such as pneumatic drills and jigger picks.
  • Machines called jiggers and jolleys are used to make tableware in ceramics factories.
  • With a working width of 4.5 meters, the HT jigger is the largest such dyeing unit installed in Italy.
2A person who dances a jig.
3A small sail set at the stern of a ship.
3.1A small tackle consisting of a double and single block with a rope.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • What is needed is an incentive for fishers in New Zealand waters to use jiggers, a ban on trawling would do that.
  • And no squid is safe from the Seattle squid jiggers who flock to the docks at dusk and stay into the wee hours of the night, hoping to catch a few.
4A measure or small glass of spirits or wine: a jigger or two of rum
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Require the use of jiggers or pre-measured dispensing systems, and buy high-quality shot glasses with pour lines marked on them.
  • One drink is one can of beer, one glass of wine, or one jigger of hard liquor.
  • Use a jigger or similar device to ensure that the amount of alcohol is consistent.
5 informal A rest for a billiard cue.
6 Golf , dated A metal golf club with a narrow face.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Clubs were named rather than numbered so I have jiggers, cleeks, mashies, spoons [and] mussel-backs all represented in the sculpture.
7Canadian & NZ A small hand- or power-operated railway vehicle used by railway workers.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I'm not taking a jigger to Wellingtown tomorrow.

verbo

[with object] informal
Rearrange or tamper with: conventional price indexes often jigger the market basket’s content
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Feldstein mentions some revenue-neutral tax jiggering that could be stimulative, but that sounds like fairly ordinary tax policy stuff to me.
  • That didn't stop them from paying $1.63 billion this week for Overture, a company whose specialty is selling the ability to jigger search results.
  • It says it wants 10 percent minority representation, and then they have to jigger the system to figure out how to reach that number.

Origen

Mid 16th century (originally a slang word for a door): from the verb jig.

Palabras que riman con jigger

chigger, configure, figure, Frigga, ligger, rigger, rigor, rigour, snigger, swigger, transfigure, trigger, vigour (US vigor)

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Saltos de línea: jig¦ger

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jigger 2

Pronunciación: /ˈdʒɪɡə/

sustantivo

Variant spelling of chigger.

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Saltos de línea: jig¦ger

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