1. jig (tool)Usually written using kana alone
Wikipedia definition
2. Jig (tool)In metalworking and woodworking, a jig is a type of tool used to control the location and/or motion of another tool. A jig's primary purpose is to provide repeatability, accuracy, and interchangeability in the manufacturing of products. A jig is often confused with a fixture; a fixture holds the work in a fixed location. A device that does both functions (holding the work and guiding a tool) is called a jig.
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Other forms
冶具 【ジグ】
治具: Ateji (phonetic) reading. 冶具: Ateji (phonetic) reading, Irregular kanji usage.


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