jigsaw jigsaw  /ˈdʒɪɡ ˌsɔ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) fine-toothed power saw with a narrow blade; used to cut curved outlines

Usage(s):

  1. The final details included agreements to preserve safe passage for each side through territory controlled by the other in the delicate jigsaw puzzle forged in Dayton.
  2. Then we hurried along the jigsaw passageways of the West Wing and into the press room.
  3. You line up each subsequent shot with the ghostly outline of the previous shot, so that when all five are done, everything fits like a jigsaw puzzle.

News

  1. Jigsaw Holidays Presents Plum Cottage for Dorset Holiday Rental

    Witney-based Luxury Cotswold and Dorset Cottages agent Jigsaw Holidays today announced the addition of "Plum Cottage" to its portfolio of premium Dorset Cottages, available for short and medium term rental. More details about Plum Cottage are available here: http://www.jigsawcottagesdorset.co.uk/dorset-cottages/Plum-Cottage/ (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Jigsaw Holidays Cotswold Cottages Presents Apple Cottage - Available for Holiday Rental

    Luxury Cotswold cottages agency Jigsaw Holidays based in Witney, Oxfordshire, announced the addition today of “Apple Cottage” to their portfolio of premium Cotswold properties available for short and medium term rental. Further information can be found here: http://www.jigsawholidays.co.uk/cotswold-cottages/apple-cottage/ (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Holmes added: "Ruth was the missing jigsaw piece in my life. I was meant to be married. She's a wonderful mummy to Jack, a fantastic partner both personally and professionally and now, I'm proud to say, she's my beautiful wife."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Eamonn Holmes Source: Digital Spy

  2. Ms Kroes said: "I am not impressed if someone says 90% of the information is already there when we need 100%. It's a jigsaw and some parts are missing ...... In my opinion, this information should have been here a couple of months ago."
    on Nov 14, 2006 By: Neelie Kroes Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "There is a very strong head of steam building among a wide range of countries that do see this as the last piece of the Yugoslav jigsaw and don't see stability in the western Balkans being established without the aspirations of the Kosovar people...
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: David Miliband Source: International Herald Tribune

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