Fasten+with+a+pin

  • 1 pin — ► NOUN 1) a thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end and a round head at the other, used for fastening pieces of cloth, paper, etc. 2) a metal projection from a plug or an integrated circuit. 3) a small brooch or badge. 4) Medicine a… …

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  • 2 pin — noun 1》 a thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end and a round head at the other, used for fastening pieces of cloth, paper, etc.     ↘a small brooch or badge.     ↘Medicine a steel rod used to join the ends of fractured bones while they …

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  • 3 pin — I. n. 1. Peg, bolt. 2. Straw (as something of no value), fig, button, rush, feather, farthing, brass farthing, trifle. II. v. a. 1. Fasten with a pin. 2. Fasten, fix, make fast. 3. Shut up, confine, pen, enclose …

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  • 4 pin — /pin/, n., v., pinned, pinning. n. 1. a small, slender, often pointed piece of wood, metal, etc., used to fasten, support, or attach things. 2. a short, slender piece of wire with a point at one end and a head at the other, for fastening things… …

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  • 5 pin — [pin] n. [ME pyn < OE pinn, akin to MHG pfinne, a nail, prob. < IE base * bend , projecting point > MIr benn, peak] 1. a peg of wood, metal, etc., used esp. for fastening or holding things together or as a support on which to hang things …

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 pin — [[t]pɪ̱n[/t]] ♦♦♦ pins, pinning, pinned 1) N COUNT Pins are very small thin pointed pieces of metal. They are used in sewing to fasten pieces of material together until they have been sewn. ...needles and pins... Use pins to keep the braid in… …

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  • 8 pin — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English pinn (akin to Old High German pfinn peg), perhaps from Latin pinna quill, feather more at pen Date: before 12th century 1. a. a piece of solid material (as wood or metal) used especially for… …

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  • 9 pin — I. /pɪn / (say pin) noun 1. a small, slender, sometimes tapered or pointed piece of wood, metal, etc., used to fasten, or hold things together, to hang things upon, to stop up holes, or to convey or check motion; a bolt; peg. 2. a small, thin… …

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  • 10 pin — [[t]pɪn[/t]] n. v. pinned, pin•ning 1) a small, slender, often pointed piece of metal, wood, etc., used as a fastener or support 2) a short, slender piece of wire with a point at one end and a head at the other, for fastening things together 3)… …

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  • 11 pin — 1. noun 1) fasten the hem with a pin Syn: tack, safety pin, nail, staple, fastener 2) a broken pin in the machine Syn: bolt, peg, rod, rivet, dowel 3) …

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  • 12 pin — 1. noun 1) fasten the hem with a pin Syn: tack, safety pin, nail, staple, fastener 2) a broken pin in the machine Syn: bolt, peg, rivet, dowel, screw 3) …

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  • 13 pin — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sharp pointed object for fastening things ADJECTIVE ▪ safety ▪ bobby (AmE), hair (usually hairpin) ▪ bent, straight (both AmE) …

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  • 14 pin — 1. noun /pɪn/ a) A small device, made (usually) of drawn out steel wire with one end sharpened and the other flattened or rounded into a head, used for fastening. Im not so good on my pins these days. b) A small nail with a head and a sharp point …

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  • 15 pin — 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 …

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  • 16 PIN — /pin/, n. Computers. a number assigned to an individual, used to establish identity in order to gain access to a computer system via an automatic teller machine, a point of sale terminal, or other device. [p(ersonal) i(dentification) n(umber)] *… …

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  • 17 pin — pin1 S3 [pın] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for joining/fastening)¦ 2¦(jewellery)¦ 3¦(electrical)¦ 4¦(bowling)¦ 5 you could hear a pin drop 6¦(part of bomb)¦ 7¦(golf)¦ 8 for two pins I d ... 9 pins ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …

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  • 18 pin — 1 noun (C) 1 FOR CLOTH a short thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end, used especially for fastening together pieces of cloth while making clothes 2 JEWELLERY a) AmE an attractively shaped piece of metal, sometimes containing jewels,… …

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  • 19 fasten — verb 1 CLOTHES/BAG ETC also fasten up a) (T) to join together the two sides of a coat, shirt, bag etc so that it is closed: “I m going now,” she said, fastening her coat. | Fasten your seat belt! opposite unfasten b) (I) to become joined together …

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  • 20 pin fastener — ▪ machine component       a steel pin, usually cylindrical, that can keep machine parts in proper alignment or fasten them together. The illustration shows several types of pin fasteners in common use.       Hardened and precisely shaped dowel… …

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