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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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Many of them have bought them from charity shops, done them at home and then passed them on again and others have cleared out cupboards and lofts to find dozens of jigsaws.
Up until now Freda's largest completed jigsaw was 6,000 pieces.
Jigsaws were now widely available to all, but the early skills and quirky additions, such as the whimsy, disappeared.
David Shearer (left) and Phil Stokes with some jigsaws.
But thanks to German efficiency, he's now managed to fill the gaps in the whopping jigsaw - nearly 10ft wide - after nearly a year completing it.
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Raphael Tuck, perhaps better known for the production of postcards, specialised in the use of plywood and developed the jigsaw puzzle into party games.
Retired maths teacher John Rowley has come up with the monster of all puzzles after crafting an 18,000-piece jigsaw.
Taking jigsaws to another dimension are a range of 3D-sculptured puzzles (John Lewis, pounds 35).
24, 1996--Virtual Jigsaw, a unique interactive CD-ROM jigsaw puzzle, is now available.
Organisers, Megan Taylor and Alan Sparks find |pieces to fit some of the thousands of jigsaws on sale during the fundraising exhibition at St Martin's Church, Brighouse 220814CJIGS_01 ANDY CATCHPOOL