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jig

Pronunciation: /dʒɪg/

Translation of jig in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 [Technology/Tecnología] 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/verbo intransitivo (-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

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