[ UK /d‍ʒˈɪɡsɔː/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒɪɡˌsɔ/ ]
  1. fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines
  2. a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut
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How To Use jigsaw In A Sentence

  • The papyri are broken and illegible; you must assemble an intelligible jigsaw from jagged fragments, truncated lines and eroded ink. Times, Sunday Times
  • Specimens are rarely found in one unbroken piece, and the process of reconstituting them is akin to completing a jigsaw puzzle.
  • We spent all evening doing a 1000-piece jigsaw.
  • The important thing is the fun of four people(one thin person included)sitting around a card table, working a jigsaw puzzle.
  • Riders avoid our faces, and gaze down on our skull crowns where the bone jigsaw cleaves.
  • Finish the cutout with a sharp handsaw, jigsaw or reciprocating saw.
  • Ptolemy Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene were putting a jigsaw puzzle together, a scene of flowers, grass, and butterflies painted on thin wood that some master craftsman with a fretsaw had cut into small, irregular pieces. Antony and Cleopatra
  • The back panel was easier, since I will be making an acrylic motherboard tray with a square back panel, I just cut it out with my jigsaw.
  • Another piece of the jigsaw in the puzzle surrounding her whereabouts is the simultaneous disappearance of her pet miniature dachshund, Boris. The Sun
  • He needs a variety of power tools, drills, routers, circular saws, jigsaws and packets of blades.
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