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  Definition of pin
  1. a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target
  2. a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
  3. a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
  4. a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer''s garment
  5. flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  6. cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
  7. axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
  8. informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
  9. a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
  10. small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
  11. when a wrestler''s shoulders are forced to the mat
  12. immobilize a piece
  13. to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
  14. attach or fasten with pins
  15. pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly"
Similar Words: bowling pin, peg, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock, flag, pivot, stick, personal identification number, PIN, PIN number, fall, trap, immobilize, immobilise

 

Hyponyms: duckpin, headpin, kingpin, ninepin, skittle, skittle pin, tenpin, barrette, bitt pin, hairpin, hatpin, linchpin, lynchpin, peg, nog, rivet, safety pin, skewer, straight pin, wrist pin, gudgeon pin, brooch, broach, breastpin, scatter pin, stickpin, tie tack, tiepin, scarfpin, fulcrum, pintle, takedown, spit

 

Part Meronyms: dinghy, dory, rowboat, cylinder lock, wrestling match

 

Derivational Morphology: pivot, swivel, peg, immobilization, immobilisation, immobilizing

 

Anagrams: nip, Nip

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 别针   Dutch: pin  
Finnish: neula   French: épingle  
Georgian: ქინძისთავი   German: Stecknadel  
Hungarian:   Italian: spillo  
Japanese: ピン   Korean:  
Polish: szpilka   Portuguese: alfinete  
Russian: булавка   Spanish: alfiler  
Swedish: knappnål   Telugu: గుండుసూది  
Yiddish: שפּילקע  
 
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