Adjective "Jigging" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jigging


    Definition:

    1. Machinery. a plate, box, or open frame for holding work and for guiding a machine tool to the work, used especially for locating and spacing drilled holes; fixture.

    2. Angling. any of several devices or lures, especially a hook or gang of hooks weighted with metal and dressed with hair, feathers, etc., for jerking up and down in or drawing through the water to attract fish.

    3. Mining. an apparatus for washing coal or separating ore from gangue by shaking and washing.

    4. a cloth-dyein

    Origin:
    jig

    Examples:

    "contests can be jigging."