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  • 1 Nail (fastener) — A pile of nails. In woodworking and construction, a nail is a pin shaped, sharp object of hard metal or alloy used as a fastener. Formerly wrought iron, today s nails are typically made of steel, often dipped or coated to prevent corrosion in… …

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  • 2 Nail gun — Pneumatic nail gun in use A nail gun, nailgun or nailer is a type of tool used to drive nails into wood or some other kind of material. It is usually driven by electromagnetism, compressed air (pneumatic), highly flammable gases such as butane or …

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  • 3 nail — nailless, adj. naillike, adj. /nayl/, n. 1. a slender, typically rod shaped rigid piece of metal, usually in any of numerous standard lengths from a fraction of an inch to several inches and having one end pointed and the other enlarged and… …

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  • 4 Nail Men — Statue of Hindenburg in front of the Victory Column in Berlin, 1919 …

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  • 5 Push pin (disambiguation) — A push pin is a short nail or pin with a large, slightly rounded head made of metal.Push pin may also refer to:* Push Pin Studios, a graphic design studio * Push pin, an English child s game …

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  • 6 Crescent Brass and Pin Company Building — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …

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  • 7 spike — n. 1. Ear (of grain), head. 2. Large nail or pin …

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  • 8 Punch (tool) — For punches used in punch presses, see Punching. A punch is a hard metal rod with a shaped tip at one end and a blunt butt end at the other, which is usually struck by a hammer. Punches are used to drive objects, such as nails, or to form an… …

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  • 9 tack — tack1 [tæk] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(nail)¦ 2¦(pin)¦ 3¦(way of doing something)¦ 4¦(ship)¦ 5¦(horses)¦ 6¦(sewing)¦ 7¦(ugly objects)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 4, 6; Date: 1300 1400; : Old North French; Origin: taque fastening ] …

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  • 10 Thumbtack — A thumbtack (known as a pushpin or a drawing pin in the UK, India, Australia and New Zealand) is a short nail or pin with a large, slightly rounded head made of metal which is used to fasten documents to a background for public display and which… …

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  • 11 spike — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cleat, skewer, spindle; projection; goad, prod. See sharpness. v. pierce, gore; nail, rivet, impale, transpierce; slang, lace (with); needle. See connection, opening, drinking. II (Roget s IV) n. 1.… …

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  • 12 List of American words not widely used in the United Kingdom — This is a list of American words not widely used in the United Kingdom.* Words with specific American meanings that have different meanings in British English and/or additional meanings common to both dialects (e.g. pants , crib ) are to be found …

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  • 13 spike — {{11}}spike (n.1) large nail, mid 14c., perhaps from O.N. spik splinter (related to O.E. spicing large nail ), from P.Gmc. *spikaz (Cf. M.Du. spicher, Du. spijker nail, O.E. spaca, O.H.G. speihha spoke ), from PIE root *spei …

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  • 14 Log home — A log home (or log house) is technically the same thing as a log cabin, a house typically made from logs that have not been milled into conventional . The term log home is contemporary and preferred by most log home builders, while log cabin… …

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  • 15 spike — I. /spaɪk / (say spuyk) noun 1. a large, strong nail or pin, especially of iron. 2. such a nail used for fastening rails to sleepers. 3. a stiff, sharp pointed piece or part. 4. a sharp pointed piece of metal, etc., fastened in something, with a… …

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  • 16 tack — tack1 noun 1》 a small, sharp broad headed nail.     ↘N. Amer. a drawing pin. 2》 a long stitch used to fasten fabrics together temporarily, prior to permanent sewing. 3》 a course of action: there is no reason for them to change tack now. 4》… …

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  • 17 tack — I. /tæk / (say tak) noun 1. a short, sharp pointed nail or pin, usually with a flat and comparatively large head. 2. a stitch, especially a long stitch used in fastening seams, etc., preparatory to a more thorough sewing. 3. a fastening,… …

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  • 18 tack — Ⅰ. tack [1] ► NOUN 1) a small, sharp broad headed nail. 2) N. Amer. a drawing pin. 3) a long stitch used to fasten fabrics together temporarily. 4) a course of action. 5) Sailing an act of tacking. 6) …

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  • 19 tack — [tak] n. [ME takke < MDu tacke, twig, point, akin to Ger zacke < ? IE base * dek , to tear > TAIL1] 1. a short nail or pin, with a narrow shaft that is not tapered and a relatively large, flat head 2. a) the act of fastening, esp. in a… …

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  • 20 List of problems solved by MacGyver — This is a list of problems that have been solved by the fictional character MacGyver from the television series of the same name. (This list is not yet comprehensive.) MacGyver employs his resourcefulness and his knowledge of chemistry,… …

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