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  Words related to pin

Related / Similar Words: bowling pin, peg, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock, flag, pivot, stick, personal identification number, PIN, PIN number, fall, trap, immobilize, immobilise

 

Definition:
  • a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target;
  • a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing;
  • a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things;
  • a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer''s garment;
  • flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green;
  • 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;
  • axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns;
  • informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks";
  • a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts;
  • small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.;
  • when a wrestler''s shoulders are forced to the mat;
  • immobilize a piece;
  • to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree";
  • attach or fasten with pins;
  • pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly";

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    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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