jacking


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jacking

[′jak·iŋ]
(textiles)
A process in spinning to provide extra twist or draft to the roving in a mule.

jacking

The imposition of a static driving force on a pile by the use of jacks; a technique widely used for installing piles in the underpinning of structures.
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Locate the recommended rear lift point and repeat the jacking procedure at the rear of the vehicle.
However, some late-model cars have one-piece cast aluminum engine cradles, These vehicles require special jacking procedures.
For two-wheel-drive trucks, place the jack beneath the jacking pad under the engine (Photo 1) at the front and under the differential at the back (Photo 3).