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1. pinion

noun. ['ˈpɪnjən'] a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack.

Synonyms

  • lantern wheel
  • gear
  • gear wheel
  • geared wheel
  • cogwheel

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • unimportant
  • incidental
  • derived

Etymology

  • pignon (French)
  • -on (French)
  • pignon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • penna (Latin)

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Rhymes with Pinion

  • virginian
  • dominion
  • pinyan
  • minion
  • kinyon
  • kinion
  • binion

Sentences with pinion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Do the same for the small pinion gear in the front of the ring gear.

2. pinion

verb. ['ˈpɪnjən'] bind the arms of.

Synonyms

  • confine
  • restrain
  • hold

Antonyms

  • encourage
  • derestrict
  • deny
  • disagree

Etymology

  • pignon (French)
  • -on (French)
  • pignon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • penna (Latin)

3. pinion

verb. ['ˈpɪnjən'] cut the wings off (of birds).

Synonyms

  • incapacitate
  • disable

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • free
  • increase

Etymology

  • pignon (French)
  • -on (French)
  • pignon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • penna (Latin)

4. pinion

noun. ['ˈpɪnjən'] any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird.

Synonyms

  • feather
  • plume
  • plumage
  • primary
  • primary feather
  • primary quill
  • tail feather
  • quill feather
  • wing
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • disarrange
  • last
  • inessential

Etymology

  • pignon (French)
  • -on (French)
  • pignon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • penna (Latin)

5. pinion

noun. ['ˈpɪnjən'] wing of a bird.

Synonyms

  • wing
  • pennon

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • underdress
  • dress down

Etymology

  • pignon (French)
  • -on (French)
  • pignon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • penna (Latin)
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