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jig

A mechanical device used to maintain a stable, correct relationship between a piece of work and a tool, or between components during assembly.
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Two stinger hooks protrude from each side of the main jig assembly.
The inlets themselves, for that matter--whether you drift and jig or anchor safely off to the side--can also be places to pick up pompano and other migratory fish like mackerel.
The authors have made good use of previous scholarship, especially Baskervill's Elizabethan Jig and Ashworth and Bagwell's brief Two Elizabethan Stage Jigs, the latter being another performance-focused work.
There is nothing wrong with the disciplined use of historical imagination, but it is best when this is balanced by a straightforward expression of our lack of knowledge, as it certainly is in the very good section on the music of the jigs towards the end of the book.
They have taken the jig which has not really changed over the years, and developed an internal capsule which allows the angler to remove the hook.
Make your woodshop safer and more effective by producing jigs and fixtures to work with in 50 SHOP-MADE JIGS & FIXTURES: JIGS AND FIXTURES FOR EVERY TOOL IN YOUR SHOP.
However, to reduce load clearances, carriers use specially built hydraulic jigs.
Visioneering, a leading partner in the design and manufacture of components, tooling and fixtures for automotive, aerospace and other manufacturing industries, was asked to help in developing new jigs to replace the original equipment.
Workers began loading wing components into the assembly jigs in early June.
Using the Axila arm there was no need to move bulky jigs into the traditional measurement areas, which reduced inspection time and difficulty.
In the past, heavy, complicated jigs clamped panels and essentially surrounded the vehicle frame as it was welded together.