Pinion

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Pinion Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • wing of a bird
  • any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
  • a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack
  • cut the wings off (of birds)
  • bind the arms of

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack ,
  • any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird ,
  • wing of a bird

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Pinion'


  • Pinion: article is about a type of gear. For other uses, see Pinion (disambiguation). A pinion is a round gear used in several applications: usually
  • Rack and pinion: For rack and pinion railways, see Rack railway. A rack and pinion is a type of linear actuator that comprises a pair of gears which convert rotational
  • Pinion (disambiguation): Pinion may refer to: Pinion, the smallest gear in a gear drive train "Pinion", a song by Nine Inch Nails from the 1992 EP Broken Pinyon (or pinion, piñon)

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  • Gold Standard Completes Initial Resource Estimate for the Dark Star Gold Deposit, Carlin Trend Nevada
    Gold Standard Ventures Corp. today is pleased to announce a maiden National Instrument 43-101-compliant resource estimate for its newly-acquired Dark Star Gold Deposit at its 100%-owned/controlled Railroad-Pinion ... Read more on this news related to 'Pinion'
  • Linear Positioning Stage delivers backlash-free motion.
    Building on rack-and-pinion design, ServoSpline™ employs drive mechanism that provides backlash-free motion and simplified control. Product provides simple motion commands and positions stage in x- and y-axis by independently driving 2 splines. In addition to facilitating deployment/implementation, design ensures zero backlash and extended wear properties to p Read more on this news related to 'Pinion'
  • Marion school board sets work session on superintendent search
    MARION — The Marion Independent school board has scheduled a work session for 4:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16 to discuss various aspects of its search to find a replacement for Superintendent Sarah Pinion. Pinion will be retiring June 30. The board has hired Cedar Rapids-based Ray and Associates to assist with the search. At this week’s meeting, the board adopted a Read more on this news related to 'Pinion'

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