Share this entry

jig
American English: /dʒɪɡ/
British English: /dʒɪɡ/

Translation of jig in Spanish:

noun

  • 2 (Technology)
    plantilla (feminine) de guía
    Example sentences
    • However, in 2005 the plan calls for production of entirely new-build Vipers for which the company will have to build jigs and tools.
    • These special tools, called jigs and fixtures, make jobs easier and allow the gunsmith to turn out quality work, fast and efficiently.
    • The Miltech shop is a jumble of jigs, tools and fixtures, each dedicated to a specific task, such as an original M1 barrel vise.

intransitive verb -gg-

  • they were jigging around to the music
    brincaban al son de la música
    the vibration made it jig up and down
    se sacudía con la vibración
    Example sentences
    • So, what if you get on your horse and he starts jigging, trotting or moving around at an improper pace?
    • A long handle beats you to death during the vertical jigging motion for the plastic, or the zigzag for the topwater.
    • In a related compound-unit vein, Showtime presents a tight clutch of attenuated compartments, jigging vertically like a dancing city skyline in a Tex Avery cartoon.

Definition of jig in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.