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Definitions of pin:
  • noun:   a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
  • noun:   a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  • noun:   flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   informal terms of the leg
  • noun:   a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target
  • noun:   a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
  • noun:   axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
  • noun:   a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
  • noun:   small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
  • noun:   when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
  • verb:   immobilize a piece
  • verb:   attach or fasten with pins
  • verb:   pierce with a pin
    Example: "Pin down the butterfly"
  • verb:   to hold fast or prevent from moving
    Example: "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #26170)

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