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Pinned Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    pin n
  1. a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  2. when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat [syn: fall]
  3. small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc. [syn: peg]
  4. a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts [syn: personal identification number, PIN number}]
  5. informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks" [syn: peg, stick]
  6. axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns [syn: pivot]
  7. 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. flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green [syn: flag]
  9. a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
  10. a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing [syn: peg, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock] 1
  11. a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target [syn: bowling pin] v
  12. to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree" [syn: trap, immobilize, immobilise]
  13. attach or fasten with pins [ant: unpin]
  14. pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly"
  15. immobilize a piece [also: pinning, pinned]
Pinned Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    pinned adj : fastened with a pin or staple; "the stapled papers" [syn: stapled]
Pinned Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    pinned See pin
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