Online Google Dictionary

pin 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/pin/,
Font size:

pins, plural;
  1. Attach with a pin or pins
    • - pin a note on the door
  2. Fasten (something) with a pin or pins in a specified position
    • - her hair was pinned back
  3. Fix blame or responsibility for something on (someone)
    • - don't pin the blame on me
  4. Hold someone firmly in a specified position so they are unable to move
    • - she was standing pinned against the door
  5. Transfix (something) with a pin or other pointed instrument
    • - carefully pin the preserved insect specimens to the display surface
  6. Hinder or prevent (a piece or pawn) from moving because of the danger to a more valuable piece standing behind it along the line of an attack

Noun
  1. A small piece of metal or wood for fastening or attaching things, in particular

  2. A thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end and a round head at the other, used esp. for fastening pieces of cloth

  3. A small brooch or badge

  4. A steel rod used to join the ends of fractured bones while they heal

  5. A metal peg that holds down the activating lever of a hand grenade, preventing its explosion

  6. A peg around which one string of a musical instrument is fastened

  7. A short piece of wood or metal for various purposes, in particular

  8. (in bowling) One of a set of bottle-shaped wooden pieces that are arranged in an upright position at the end of a lane in order to be toppled by a rolling ball

  9. A metal projection from a plug or an integrated circuit that makes an electrical connection with a socket or another part of a circuit

  10. A stick with a flag placed in a hole to mark the hole's position

  11. Legs
    • - she was very nimble on her pins
  12. An attack on a piece or pawn, which is thereby pinned
    • - the pin of the black queen by the white rook
  13. A half-firkin cask for beer


  1. a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  2. trap: to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
  3. attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins; "pin the needle to the shirt". "pin the blame on the innocent man"
  4. fall: when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
  5. peg: small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
  6. pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly"
  7. A pin is a device used for fastening objects or material together. It is usually made of steel, or on occasion copper or brass. It is formed by drawing out a thin wire, sharpening the tip, and adding a head. Nails are related, but are typically larger.
  8. In bridge, whist and similar games, the term pin refers to the lead of a higher card from one hand to capture a singleton of lower rank in an opponent's hand.
  9. In chess, a pin is a situation brought on by an attacking piece in which a defending piece cannot move without exposing a more valuable defending piece on its other side to capture by the attacking piece. ...
  10. Pin is a dynamic binary instrumentation framework for the IA-32, x86-64 and IA-64 instruction set architectures that enables the creation of dynamic program analysis tools. Some tools built with Pin are Intel Parallel Inspector, Intel Parallel Amplifier and Intel Parallel Advisor.
  11. In electronics, a lead is an electrical connection consisting of a length of wire or soldering pad (smd) that comes from a device. Leads are used for physical support, to transfer power, to probe circuits (see multimeter), and to transmit information. ...
  12. Pin is a Canadian cult film starring David Hewlett, Cynthia Preston and Terry O'Quinn, directed by Sandor Stern. It was released in the USA on January 27, 1989 and in Japan on January 6, 1990. The running time is 102 minutes. ...
  13. (pins) Usually the lower of each pair of tumblers in the pin tumbler cylinder mechanism. The upper are known as drivers.
  14. (Pins) Legs (especially a woman's)
  15. (Pins) The thin protrusions of a dovetail joint. See Dovetail joint.
  16. (PINS) Persons in Need of Supervision
  17. (PINS) Pipeline Inspection Notification System.
  18. (PINS) portable isotopic neutron spectroscopy.
  19. (PINS) progressive inhibition of neuromuscular structures
  20. (PINs) The 6 digits used to join a conference call. These are unique to each participant, in each specific conference.
  21. (Pins) (also rivets) Short lengths of metal rod used to hold scales in place and provide a pivot for the blade. If the scales are constructed of 2 separate pieces, a second pin holds the wedge end together. Occasionally, a third pin serves as a tang rest, near the shoulder of the razor. ...
  22. (Pins) A fun term that is thrown around a lot in this industry. For you actors, casting directors will typically use this term to mean that you’re a choice for one of their roles (as in “I liked her a lot, I have a pin in her”).
  23. (Pins) Glowsticking while holding the string/glowstick with your joint instead of with your hands.
  24. (Pins) In the context of this book, pins or small nails are used to hold small pieces of veneer together. Use small brass or stainless steel pins.
  25. (Pins) Metal or wood dowels that secure a sculpture to the base or pedestal, or hold sections of the sculpture together.