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Overview of noun pin

The noun pin has 11 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) pin

(a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment)

2. fall, pin

(when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat)

3. peg, pin

(small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.)

4. personal identification number, PIN, PIN number

(a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts)

5. pin, peg, stick

(informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks")

6. pivot, pin

(axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns)

7. pin, pin tumbler

(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)

8. pin, flag

(flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green)

9. pin

(a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things)

10. peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock

(a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing)

11. bowling pin, pin

(a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target)


Overview of verb pin

The verb pin has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) trap, pin, immobilize, immobilise

(to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree")

2. (1) pin

(attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins; "pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man")

3. pin

(pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly")

4. pin

(immobilize a piece)

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