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Noun
A thin piece of metal with a sharp point, typically used for fastening items together
“The Major applied the last of the bandage cloth and used a pin to keep it in place.”
Noun
A short shaft or bolt, typically used to attach things together
“The gravestone had a steel pin that held the stone upright on the base.”
Noun
A small brooch or badge
“On his collar was a pin with the emblem of the red, white, and black flag to which he had sworn eternal love.”
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(informal, usually "pins") The legs of a person
“Jennifer Lopez isn't shy about showing off her long pins in those shorts.”
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(rare) A small amount or quantity
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“And tho' I do not care a pin about it myself, I assure you I shall not easily forgive or forget it.”
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A hook or similar restraint used to fasten things together
Noun
Shaft around which wheels rotate
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A spool or cylinder around which wire is coiled
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A thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or other rigid material
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A stamped metal disc used as a personal ornament, a charm, or a religious object
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Hair fastener
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A sterilized, sharpened, smooth stainless steel pins, used in orthopaedics and other types of medical and veterinary surgery to hold bone fragments together or to provide an anchor for skeletal traction
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A machine specially built to be used to play games of pinball
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A cylindrical container bulging out in the middle, traditionally made of wooden staves with metal hoops round them
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A thin straight bar, especially of wood or metal
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Any part of the body of a person or animal
Verb
To attach or fasten with a pin
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“Modern parents fear it is dangerous to allow children to handle the drawing pins that are traditionally used to pin the tail to the drawing of a donkey.”
Verb
To hold or pin down (someone)
“If you confront an adversary in a small room, you may want to pin him to the wall or in a corner to prevent mobility.”
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To pierce and make a hole or holes in
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To know intuitively or by immediate perception
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Verb
(blame on) To attribute the responsibility for something (bad) to someone or something
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Types of personal ornamentation
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