Definitions for joggleˈdʒɒg əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jog•gleˈdʒɒg əl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling

  1. (v.t.)to shake slightly; move to and fro, as by repeated jerks; jiggle.

  2. to join or fasten by fitting a projection into a recess.

    Category: Building Trades

  3. to fit or fasten with dowels.

    Category: Building Trades

  4. (v.i.)to move irregularly, with a jogging or jolting motion; shake.

  5. (n.)the act of joggling.

  6. a slight shake or jolt.

  7. a projection on one of two joining objects that fits into a corresponding recess in the other to prevent slipping.

    Category: Building Trades

  8. an enlarged area, as on a post, for supporting the foot of a strut, brace, etc.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of joggle:

1505–15; jog1+-le

jog′gler(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dowel, dowel pin, joggle(noun)

    a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together

  2. joggle, jiggle(verb)

    a slight irregular shaking motion

  3. jiggle, joggle, wiggle(verb)

    move to and fro

    "Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!"

  4. joggle(verb)

    fasten or join with a joggle

Wiktionary

  1. joggle(Noun)

    A step formed in material by two adjacent reverse bends.

  2. joggle(Noun)

    A notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of building material to prevent slipping.

  3. joggle(Verb)

    To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog.

  4. joggle(Verb)

    To jog or run while juggling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Joggle(verb)

    to shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog

  2. Joggle(verb)

    to join by means of joggles, so as to prevent sliding apart; sometimes, loosely, to dowel

  3. Joggle(verb)

    to shake or totter; to slip out of place

  4. Joggle(noun)

    a notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of building material to prevent slipping; sometimes, but incorrectly, applied to a separate piece fitted into two adjacent stones, or the like


Translations for joggle

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

joggle(verb)

to (cause to) shake or move slightly from side to side

Don't joggle the table!

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