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jigsaw

jig·saw

jigsaw

 
pronunciation:
jIg saw
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a usu. electrically powered saw that can be used to cut curved patterns or sharp corners.
 
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: jigsawed, jigsawing, jigsawn, jigsaws
definition: to cut (a curve, a piece of wood, or the like) by using a jigsaw.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: cut by using a jigsaw, or resembling such work.
a jigsaw pattern