Definition of PINS

noun : PINS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment ;

  • 2. (

    ) when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat ;

  • 3. (

    ) small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc. ;

  • 6. (

    ) axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns ;

  • 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 ;

  • 9. (

    ) a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things ;

  • 11. (

    ) a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target ;

verb : PINS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) attach or fasten with pins; "pin the needle to the shirt" ;

  • 3. (

    ) pierce with a pin; "pin down the butterfly" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (chess) immobilize a piece ;


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