Definitions for pin

Definitions for (noun) pin

Main entry: bowling pin, pin

Definition: a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target

Main entry: peg, oarlock, rowlock, thole, tholepin, pin

Definition: a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

Main entry: pin

Definition: a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things

Main entry: pin

Definition: a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment

Main entry: pin, flag

Definition: flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green

Main entry: pin, pin tumbler

Definition: 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

Main entry: pin, pivot

Definition: axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns

Main entry: pin, peg, stick

Definition: informal terms for the leg

Usage: fever left him weak on his sticks

Main entry: PIN, PIN number, personal identification number

Definition: a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts

Main entry: pin, peg

Definition: small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

Main entry: pin, fall

Definition: when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

Definitions for (verb) pin

Main entry: pin

Definition: immobilize a piece

Main entry: trap, immobilise, immobilize, pin

Definition: to hold fast or prevent from moving

Usage: The child was pinned under the fallen tree

Main entry: pin

Definition: attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins

Usage: pin the needle to the shirt. pin the blame on the innocent man

Main entry: pin

Definition: pierce with a pin

Usage: pin down the butterfly

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