Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of jury-rig.

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Examples

  • The demographics read only D +3 registration, but the district went for Obama by 14%, so who knows what jury-rigging was involved in the gerrymandering after the 2000 Census?

    Meet Bobby Schilling (R CAND, IL-17). | RedState

  • He announces unspecified penalties, but promises they'll be less severe "if we find that not a lot of homeowners were injured" - which is exactly the "finding" he's been jury-rigging the numbers in order to achieve.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Why We Regulate - and Why John Walsh Needs to Resign

  • I think the programs created by the New Deal and the monetary jury-rigging that went on in our society exacerbated the Great Depression and pushed us farther down.

    The Perry Doctrine

  • The ones who want to throw together a quick, really good pizza that doesn't require jury-rigging the oven?

    How To Make Neapolitan Pizza At Home

  • He supports tax cuts by saying Americans "want to be wealthy people" though he fails to see that that dream has been held back for decades by Republicans who insist on jury-rigging the system to protect the elite, effectively blocking economic mobility.

    McCain: I have no idea about economics, but I'll be great

  • We also got the “chandelier” (6 weatherproof lamps) that hangs from the peak of the gazebo (with a little careful jury-rigging).

    Monday, Feb. 23 – The Bleat.

  • With this added jury-rigging, people I meet now tend to laugh at the camera rather than admire it.

    Mad Dog Movies « The Swiss Army Camera Revisited

  • Ah, but the conventional Darwinian view tends to tilt toward the notion that opportunity creates the selection pressure for jury-rigging the tools into existence.

    Ancestral Expression Patterns

  • Which is why a growing number of programmers and network specialists – increasingly skeptical about jury-rigging solutions for today's sprawling, technically discordant Internet – are asking a seemingly heretical question: Should we throw out the Web and start over?

    Internet News: Infrastructure Archives

  • Other times they are appealingly prosaic: reports of passing icebergs, jury-rigging a broken mast.

    Taste The Salt, Feel The Wind

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