HyperDic: pin

English > 15 senses of the word pin / PIN:
NOUNartifactpina piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
eventpin, fallwhen a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
communicationpin, pegsmall markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
communicationPIN, personal identification number, PIN numbera number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
bodypin, peg, stickinformal terms for the leg
artifactpin, pivotaxis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
artifactpin, pin tumblercylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs
artifactpin, flagflagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
artifactpina small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
artifactpin, peg, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlocka holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
artifactpin, bowling pina club-shaped wooden object used in bowling
VERBcontactpin, trap, immobilize, immobiliseto hold fast or prevent from moving
contactpinattach or fasten with pins or as if with pins
contactpinpierce with a pin
competitionpinimmobilize a piece
pin / PIN > pronunciation
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English > pin: 15 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment.
Narrowerbrooch, broach, breastpinA decorative pin worn by women
scatter pinsmall pin usually worn in groups of two or more
stickpinA decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
tie tack, tiepin, scarfpinA pin used to hold the tie in place
Broaderjewelry, jewelleryAn adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
English > pin: 15 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningWhen a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat.
Synonymfall
Part ofwrestling matchA match between wrestlers
Narrowertakedown(amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position
Broadervictory, triumphA successful ending of a struggle or contest / contest
English > pin: 15 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningsmall markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc..
Synonympeg
Broadermarker, marking, markA distinguishing symbol
English > PIN: 15 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts.
Synonymspersonal identification number, PIN number
BroadernumberA numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification
Catalannúmero secret
English > pin: 15 senses > noun 5, body
Meaninginformal terms for the leg.
Synonymspeg, stick
BroaderlegA human limb
Catalanclavilla, pal, piu
English > pin: 15 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningAxis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns.
Synonympivot
NarrowerfulcrumThe pivot about which a lever turns
pintleA pin or bolt forming the pivot of a hinge
Broaderaxis, axis of rotationThe center around which something rotates
Spanishpivote
Catalanpiu, pivot
English > pin: 15 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaningcylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown.
Synonympin tumbler
Part ofcylinder lockA lock in which a cylinder rotates to move a bolt
BroadertumblerA movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown
English > pin: 15 senses > noun 8, artifact
Meaningflagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green.
Synonymflag
Broadergolf equipmentsports equipment used in playing golf
Spanishbandera, banderola
Catalanbanderola
English > pin: 15 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things.
PartsheadA projection out from one end
pinheadThe head of a pin
pointsharp end
shank, stemcylinder forming a long narrow part of something
NarrowerbarretteA pin for holding women's hair in place
bitt pinA pin through the bitthead to keep the mooring lines from slipping off
hairpinA double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place
hatpinA long sturdy pin used by women to secure a hat to their hair
linchpin, lynchpinpin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on
peg, nogA wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
rivetHeavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together
safety pinA pin in the form of a clasp
skewerA long pin for holding meat in position while it is being roasted
straight pinpin consisting of a short straight stiff piece of wire with a pointed end
wrist pin, gudgeon pinpin joining a piston to a connecting rod
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Spanishaguja, alfiler, pin
Catalanagulla de cap, pin
Verbspinattach or fasten with pins or as if with pins
pinpierce with a pin
English > pin: 15 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningA holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.
Synonymspeg, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock
Part ofdinghy, dory, rowboatA small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
BroaderholderA holding device
Spanishescálamo, tolete
Catalanclavilla, piu
English > pin: 15 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningA club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target.
Synonymbowling pin
NarrowercandlepinA bowling pin that is thin by comparison with a tenpin
duckpinA bowling pin that is short and squat by comparison with a tenpin
headpin, kingpinThe front bowling pin in the triangular arrangement of ten pins
ninepin, skittle, skittle pinA bowling pin of the type used in playing ninepins or (in England) skittles
tenpinOne of the bottle-shaped pins used in bowling
Broaderbowling equipmentequipment used in bowling
Spanishpin
English > pin: 15 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo hold fast or prevent from moving.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe fighter managed to pin his opponent
Example"The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
Synonymstrap, immobilize, immobilise
Spanishinmovilizar
Catalanimmobilitzar
English > pin: 15 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningattach or fasten with pins or as if with pins.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man"
Narrowerpin onAscribe blame or guilt for something to (someone)
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
OppositeunpinRemove the pins from
Spanishprender
Catalansubjectar
Nounspina small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
English > pin: 15 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningpierce with a pin.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"pin down the butterfly"
Narrowerskewer, spitDrive a skewer through
Broadertransfix, impale, empale, spikepierce with a sharp stake or point
Spanishclavar, prender
Catalanclavar, enganxar
Nounspina small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
English > pin: 15 senses > verb 4, competition
Meaningimmobilize a piece.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broaderattack, aggressTake the initiative and go on the offensive

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