Pin Pin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pinning}.] [See {Pin}, n.] To fasten with, or as with, a pin; to join; as, to pin a garment; to pin boards together. ``As if she would pin her to her heart.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To pin one's faith upon}, to depend upon; to trust to. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pinning — can refer to a number of things*Pinning, the effect of certain weapons that cause their targets to be pinned down. *Pinning ceremony, a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession *Pinning force, a force acting on a… …   Wikipedia

  • Pinning — oder auch Englisch Fußball ist ein Spiel, bei dem man versucht, Spielsteine in das Tor des Gegners zu schnippen. Übliche Handhaltung beim Schnippen der Münzen, zu der es auch Alternativen gibt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pinning —  Pinning  Пиннинг   Обменное подмагничивание, смещение петли гистерезиса в слоистых и наноструктурных материалах связанное с тем, что магнитно мягкая компонента испытывает влияние одной из магнитных подрешеток антиферромагнитной компоненты; одно… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • pinning — pɪn n. small needle; spike; prong, peg; metallic prong on a chip or electrical plug v. fasten with pins, attach with pins; stick, stab; confine, hold, immobilize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pinning — pin·ning …   English syllables

  • pinning — Procedure for repairing cracks in the combustion chamber using threaded pins …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • pinning — noun a mutual promise of a couple not to date anyone else; on college campuses it was once signaled by the giving of a fraternity pin (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑promise …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinning force — is a force acting on a pinned object from a pinning center. In solid state physics, this most often refers to the vortex pinning, the pinning of the magnetic vortices (magnetic flux quanta, Abrikosov vortices) by different kinds of the defects in …   Wikipedia

  • Pinning (modelling) — Pinning is a technique used when assembling large or heavy model kits (such as metal wargaming miniatures) that involves drilling a hole in two pieces of the model to be joined, and using a pin to strengthen the bond when they are glued. Pinning… …   Wikipedia

  • pinning-end — pinion end: see pinion n.2 …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”