jacking

Definitions:

  • A dance form originating in the 1980s, involving repeated quick jerking movements of the chest and arms, performed to house music.
  • An extra draft given to the roving (in spinning fine cotton yarn on the mule) near the end of the outward traverse of the spindle-carriage.
  • The act or method of using the jack; use of the jack in hunting or fishing: <em>as</em>, <em>jacking</em> for eels. See <internalXref urlencoded="jack">jack</internalXref>, <em>n.</em>, 11 .
  • Present participle of <xref>jack</xref>.
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