jigsaw puzzle

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a puzzle that requires you to reassemble a picture that has been mounted on a stiff base and cut into interlocking pieces

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Qingdao Tianyang Machinery has been providing high-quality jigsaw puzzle machines (rolling style) and a wide variety of steel rule dies since 2007.
Unlike the game Tetris, Jigsaw puzzles require wide screen for a convenient play.
Collecting jigsaw puzzles can also appeal to collectors of maritime memorabilia, advertising, trains and other forms of transport, together with well known old master copies, for example Constable's famous painting of the Hay Wain.
While I agree with the jigsaw puzzle metaphor and use it with my students, I have found the trial lawyer scenario to be even more effective.
JIGSAW puzzles are often referred to as Juvenilia and are an early example.
After months of working separately, they got together five days before the premiere and fit their pieces together like a jigsaw puzzle.
Both Istar and Tarquin have to refit the pieces of the gigantic jigsaw puzzle back into a whole to save their Clans, their land, their loves and, as time continues to be ravaged by the timeserpents, existence itself.
So the scientists had to try to review, interpret and synthesize a variety of studies looking at specific groups of men who don't necessarily constitute a representative cross-section of the city's gay and bisexual population--a job rather like trying to assemble a jigsaw puzzle with many of the pieces missing.
However, does more information equate to a clearer picture of the real estate, or are we simply adding superfluous pieces to a jigsaw puzzle that, by its nature, can never be 100 percent complete?
The brute fact of finishing a crossword puzzle, fitting in the last piece of a jigsaw puzzle, or detaching the one piece of metal from the other seems unaccountable on such views.
The navigation was like a jigsaw puzzle," says flight director Alan Noble.
Cover it with a layer of puzzle pieces from an incomplete jigsaw puzzle.
Little Barbara was settling down to do a jigsaw puzzle with her father when a gunman fired at least 15 shots through the living-room window of their North Belfast home.
Like a piece in a jigsaw puzzle, this small kitchen island mimics the angles of an odd-shaped breakfast nook.
People who enjoy playing jigsaw puzzle games can download the game on iTunes Store for free.