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jigsaw

Tools a mechanical saw with a fine steel blade for cutting intricate curves in sheets of material

Jigsaw

A power woodworking tool with a reciprocating thin blade suspended in a frame; used to cut complex curves in thin material.

jigsaw

[′jig‚sȯ]
(mechanical engineering)
A tool with a narrow blade suitable for cutting intricate curves and lines.

jigsaw

An electrically powered saw having a narrow blade which moves with a reciprocating motion, in a vertical direction, through the surface of a table on which work is placed; esp. used for cutting curves and ornamental patterns.

Jigsaw

(1) See Project Jigsaw and Alphabet.

(2) A Web server from the W3C that incorporates advanced features and uses a modular design similar to the Apache Web server. Jigsaw supports HTTP 1.1 and provided an experimental platform for HTTP-NG. See HTTP-NG and Amaya.
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