joggle

[jog-uhl]
verb (used with object), joggled, joggling.
1.
to shake slightly; move to and fro, as by repeated jerks; jiggle: She joggled the key in the lock a couple of times before getting the door open.
2.
to cause to shake or totter as by a sudden, slight push; jostle.
3.
to join or fasten by fitting a projection into a recess.
4.
to fit or fasten with dowels.
verb (used without object), joggled, joggling.
5.
to move irregularly; have a jogging or jolting motion; shake.
noun
6.
the act of joggling.
7.
a slight shake or jolt.
8.
a moving with jolts or jerks.
9.
a projection on one of two joining objects fitting into a corresponding recess in the other to prevent slipping.
10.
Carpentry. an enlarged area, as of a post or king post, for supporting the foot of a strut, brace, etc.

Origin:
1505–15; jog1 + -le

joggler, noun
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joggle (ˈdʒɒɡəl)
 
vb
1.  to shake or move (someone or something) with a slightly jolting motion
2.  (tr) to join or fasten (two pieces of building material) by means of a joggle
 
n
3.  the act of joggling
4.  a slight irregular shake; jolt
5.  a joint between two pieces of building material by means of a projection on one piece that fits into a notch in the other; dowel
6.  a shoulder designed to take the thrust of a strut or brace
 
[C16: frequentative of jog1]
 
'joggler
 
n

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Joggle joints are commonly exploited in the production of airframes with adhesive joints.
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