- a thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end and a round head at the other, used for fastening pieces of cloth, paper, etc.；a small brooch or badge
- attach or fasten with a pin or pins；hold (someone) firmly in a specified position so they are unable to move
verb: pin, 3rd person present: pins, gerund or present participle: pinning, past tense: pinned, past participle: pinned
noun: pin, plural noun: pins
- 1. a thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end and a round head at the other, used for fastening pieces of cloth, paper, etc. 同義詞
- ▪ a small brooch or badge a gold and diamond lapel pin 同義詞
- ▪ a steel rod used to join the ends of fractured bones while they heal.
- ▪ a metal peg that holds down the activating lever of a hand grenade, preventing its explosion.
- ▪ a hairpin.
- ▪ a peg round which one string of a musical instrument is fastened.
- 2. a metal projection from a plug or an integrated circuit which makes an electrical connection with a socket or another part of a circuit a three-pin plug
- 3. a stick with a flag placed in a hole to mark its position.
- 4. a skittle in bowling.
- 5. informal a person's legs she was very nimble on her pins
- 6. an attack on a piece or pawn which is thereby pinned.
- 7. British historical a half-firkin cask for beer.
- 1. attach or fasten with a pin or pins he pinned the badge on to his lapel her hair was pinned back 同義詞
- 2. hold (someone) firmly in a specified position so they are unable to move she was standing pinned against the door Richards pinned him down until the police arrived 同義詞
- 3. 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 the black rook on e4 is pinned