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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The sifting, dressing, or sorting of ore by means of a jigging-machine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mining) The act or using a jig; the act of separating ore with a jigger, or wire-bottomed sieve, which is moved up and down in water.
  • noun (Mining), (Metal Working) A machine with a rotary milling cutter and a template by which the action of the cutter is guided or limited; -- used for forming the profile of an irregularly shaped piece; a profiling machine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of jig.

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