v. t.1.(Metal Working) To peen.
1.To inclose; to confine; to pen; to pound.
n.1.A piece of wood, metal, etc., generally cylindrical, used for fastening separate articles together, or as a support by which one article may be suspended from another; a peg; a bolt.
2.Especially, a small, pointed and headed piece of brass or other wire (commonly tinned), largely used for fastening clothes, attaching papers, etc.
3.Hence, a thing of small value; a trifle.
He . . . did not care a pin for her.
- Spectator.
4.(Mach.) That which resembles a pin in its form or use
5.One of a row of pegs in the side of an ancient drinking cup to mark how much each man should drink.
6.The bull's eye, or center, of a target; hence, the center.
7.Mood; humor.
8.(Med.) Caligo. See Caligo.
9.An ornament, as a brooch or badge, fastened to the clothing by a pin; as, a Masonic pin.
10.The leg; as, to knock one off his pins.
Banking pin
(Horol.) a pin against which a lever strikes, to limit its motion.
Pin drill
(Mech.) a drill with a central pin or projection to enter a hole, for enlarging the hole, or for sinking a recess for the head of a bolt, etc.; a counterbore.
Pin grass
(Bot.) See Alfilaria.
Pin hole
a small hole made by a pin; hence, any very small aperture or perforation.
Pin lock
a lock having a cylindrical bolt; a lock in which pins, arranged by the key, are used instead of tumblers.
Pin money
an allowance of money, as that made by a husband to his wife, for private and personal expenditure.
Pin rail
(Naut.) a rail, usually within the bulwarks, to hold belaying pins. Sometimes applied to the fife rail. Called also pin rack.
Pin wheel
a - A contrate wheel in which the cogs are cylindrical pins
b - (Fireworks) A small coil which revolves on a common pin and makes a wheel of yellow or colored fire.
v. t.1.To fasten with, or as with, a pin; to join; as, to pin a garment; to pin boards together.
[imp. & p. p. Pinned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pinning.]
To pin one's faith upon
to depend upon; to trust to.
Noun1.Pinpin - a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
2.pin - when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
Synonyms: fall
3.pin - small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
Synonyms: peg
4.PinPIN - a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
5.pin - informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
Synonyms: peg, stick
6.pin - axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
Synonyms: pivot
7.pin - 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
8.pin - flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
Synonyms: flag
9.pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
10.Pinpin - a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
11.Pinpin - a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target
Synonyms: bowling pin
Verb1.pin - to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
2.pin - attach or fasten with pins
unpin - remove the pins from; unfasten the pins of
3.pin - pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly"
4.pin - immobilize a piece
PIN - Personal Identification Number
Processor Independent Netware (Novell, HP, DEC, Apple, Sun) To dream that you are pricked by a pin, signifies a sticky situation or irritating relationship. It may refer to a situation that is falling apart or that is unstable. You may be feeling anxious or feeling the need to hold together a particular relationship. Consider the pun of someone who may be a "prick". Alternatively, to see pins in your dream may denote a feeling of being trapped or immobilized, as exemplified by the phrase "being pinned down".a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, ankle, anklet, arbor, armlet, armory, articulate, axis, axle, axle bar, axle shaft, axle spindle, axle-tree, badge, badge of office, badges, bagatelle, bangle, baton, batten, batten down, bauble, bayonet legs, beads, bean, bibelot, bijou, bit, blazonry, bolt, bowlegs, bracelet, brass farthing, brassard, breastpin, broach, brooch, buckle, bung, butt, button, calf, cap and gown, cent, chain, chain of office, chaplet, charm, chatelaine, check valve, circle, clasp, class ring, cleat, cnemis, cock, cockade, collar, cork, coronet, cross, crown, curio, decoration, diadem, distaff, dovetail, dress, drumstick, eagle, earring, emblems, ensigns, farce, farthing, fasces, faucet, feather, fig, figurehead, fleabite, fleur-de-lis, fob, folderol, foreleg, fribble, frippery, fulcrum, gamb, gambrel, gaud, gem, gewgaw, gigot, gimbal, gimcrack, gudgeon, hair, halfpenny, ham, hammer and sickle, hasp, heraldry, hill of beans, hind leg, hinge, hingle, hitch, hock, hook, hub, insignia, jam, jamb, jest, jewel, joint, joke, kickshaw, knee, knickknack, knickknackery, lapel pin, latch, leg, lid, limb, livery, lock, locket, mace, mandrel, mantle, markings, medal, minikin, miter, mockery, molehill, mortarboard, mortise, nail, nave, necklace, nose ring, oarlock, old school tie, peppercorn, picayune, pinch of snuff, pinprick, pintle, pivot, plug, podite, pole, popliteal space, precious stone, rabbet, radiant, rap, red cent, regalia, rhinestone, ring, rivet, rose, row of pins, rowlock, rush, scarf, school ring, scissor-legs, screw, sea cock, sew, shamrock, shank, shin, shit, sigillography, skewer, skull and crossbones, snap, sneeshing, sou, sphragistics, spigot, spike, spile, spill, spindle, staff, staple, stems, stick, stickpin, stitch, stone, stop, stopgap, stopper, stopple, straw, stumps, swastika, swivel, tack, tap, tarsus, tartan, thistle, tiara, tie, toggle, torque, toy, trifle, trinket, triviality, trotters, trunnion, tuppence, two cents, twopence, uniform, valve, verge, wampum, wand, wedge, whim-wham, wristband, wristlet, zipper
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