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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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Started in early 2017 by husband and wife team Jason and Allison Tanner, Bone Owl Puzzles focuses on commissioning jaw-dropping illustrations from today's most talented independent artists and transforming them into premium quality jigsaw puzzles.
The company started by Claudia Danciu as chief puzzles lover, together with Vlad Danciu the tech expert behind the Augmented Reality experiences, hopes to make jigsaw puzzles cool again through the use of modern technology, crafting great experience for jigsaw puzzle lovers around the world, rewarding them with real dollars for their passion while sustaining social causes through partner charities.
The company said when the digital version of the jigsaw puzzle was ready, they tested the app by making hundreds of traditional puzzle fans to use the digital version and the feedback was collected.
Lacuna said that she started her collection 26 years ago and that the completed jigsaw puzzles are mostly her travel mementoes.
The 214 x 76-inch jigsaw puzzle, based on a work by American 80's pop artist Keith Haring, was Lacuna's latest addition to her collection, now housed at the family's The Puzzle Mansion in Tagaytay City, Cavite.
The retailer stocks hundreds of jigsaw puzzles of all sizes, including speciality puzzles, mind puzzles and jigsaw accessories for all ages.
Wooden jigsaw puzzles grew in popularity throughout the two world wars but by the late 1930s and early 1940s new machinery had been invented which allowed for mass production and cardboard began to be used instead of wood.
We sent five of the Jigsaw Puzzles to the hospital in Landstahl Regional Medical Center, Germany, and five to the Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
About this time my father was suffering from cataracts and so he couldn't see very well, and my mother asked if I would get him some jigsaw puzzles.
THE first jigsaw puzzle was made in the 1760s by the British inventor and cartographer, John Stilsbury.
In jigsaw puzzles to arrive at the solution, putting the picture together, one must work in many directions in order to get the pieces to fit together and even if in a sophisticated puzzle two pieces hooked on to each other correctly only one of them might be the correct way.
The former pounds 40,000-a-year food technologist, made redundant three years ago, devised his idea as wife Helen, 41, sorted out their children's different jigsaw puzzles.