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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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com @StephanieFinneg A JIGSAW festival in Brighouse has raised more than PS11,500.
Up until now Freda's largest completed jigsaw was 6,000 pieces.
I''ve long believed jigsaws to be the ultimate in time-wasting luxury.
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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Retired maths teacher John Rowley has come up with the monster of all puzzles after crafting an 18,000-piece jigsaw.
Its 209 pieces have between seven and 11 sides, are all the same colour, can be used on either side and, unlike normal jigsaws, there is no picture to follow.
After seeing other interactive jigsaws on the market, we discovered that a product like Virtual Jigsaw was needed," said Lynne Harris, Marketing Manager for SouthPeak Interactive, the developer of the puzzle game.
Even people with limited interest in jigsaws make second and subsequent visits.