Definitions for: Jigging






Webster (1913) Definition: Jig"ging, n. (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.

Jigging machine.
(a) (Mining) A machine for separating ore by the process of
jigging.
(b) (Metal Working) A machine with a rotary milling cutter
and a templet by which the action of the cutter is guided
or limited; -- used for forming the profile of an
irregularly shaped piece; a profiling machine.




Famous Quotes Containing Jigging:


Jigging veins of rhyming mother wits.

-- Christopher Marlowe (English Dramatist)


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