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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb joggle:
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Definition of the noun joggle
What does joggle mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: joggles
- a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
- a slight irregular shaking motion
Alternative definition of the noun joggle
- [engineering] A step formed in material by two adjacent reverse bends.
- [architecture] A notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of building material to prevent slipping.
Definition of the verb joggle
What does joggle mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: joggled | joggling | joggles
- move to and fro
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] There fluttered a flag (over the fort) [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] The patriots waved the flag [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] A flag fluttered [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] A flag fluttered over the fort | Bees are swarming in the garden [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] In the aquarium swam a striped fish | Over the fort fluttered a flag
Verbs of Existence (with the same syntax): bob, bow, creep, dance, drift, eddy, falter, flap, float, flutter, hover, jiggle, oscillate, pulsate, quake, quiver, revolve, rock, roil, rotate, shake, stir, sway, swirl, teeter, throb, totter, tremble, undulate, vacillate, vibrate, waft, wave, waver, wiggle, wobble, writhe.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of joggle: jiggle / wiggle
- more generic words: agitate / shake = move or cause to move back and forth
- more specific words: waggle / wag = move from side to side
- fasten or join with a joggle
Alternative definition of the verb joggle
- To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.
- To jog or run while juggling.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for joggle
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by Pradip K. Saha
A joggle is a very common feature to provide offset in structural shapes to accommodate doublers, straps, or adjoining members. The offset is placed in a direction normal to the plane of the original surface so that two parallel surfaces could be ...
by George Dodd
A joggle is a projection in the end of one stone, fitting into a cavity in the end of the next adjoining, something like the tenon and mortise of the carpenter. The joggle dowel is a third and separate piece of stone for this purpose. Various technical ...
The Encyclopædic Dictionary (1885)
A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter
A square notch ; a joggle (q.v.). Jog trot, s. & a. A. As jnifwrf. : A slow jogging kind of trot ; hence, a slow routine method, generally obstinately adhered to, of performing daily duties. B. At adj. : Monotonous ; performed by routine ; easy- going.
by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite
joggle. jibe1 (also gibe) n. an insulting remark. v. (jibes,jibing,jibed) make insulting remarks. – origin perh. from Old French giber'handle roughly'. jibe2 v. & n. US = gybe. jiffy (also jiff) n. informal a moment. jig n. 1 a lively leaping dance.
by Joseph Wright
To shake, joggle ...
A joggle differs from a dowel in being of larger dimensions, generally continuous through a whole length or width. It occurs in timber, in the masonry work of lighthouses, in the fitting of concrete blocks, and of stone facings to concrete masses.
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Spacelab, Transfer Tunnel, Joggle Section
A transfer tunnel permitted "indoor" passage of astronauts and equipment between the Space Shuttle's mid-deck crew cabin and the Spacelab laboratory module in the Shuttle's open payload bay. The pressurized tunnel had both a straight section and a joggle or elbow section to compensate for the different heights of the mid-deck and module entry hatches. McDonnell Douglas manufactured the tunnel.
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Video about joggle
Video shows what joggle means. To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.. To shake or totter; to slip out of ...
Quotes about joggle
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Scrabble value of J8O1G2G2L1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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