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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpinpin1 /pɪn/ ●●● S3 noun [countable]  1 for joining/fasteningDH a) a short thin piece of metal with a sharp point at one end, used especially for fastening together pieces of cloth while making clothes b) a thin piece of metal used to fasten things together, especially broken bones2 jewelleryDCJ American English a piece of metal, sometimes containing jewels, that you fasten to your clothes to wear as a decoration syn brooch British English3 electricalTEE British English one of the pieces of metal that sticks out of an electric plug a three-pin plug4 bowling.jpg bowlingDSO one of the bottle-shaped objects that you try to knock down in a game of bowling5 you could hear a pin drop6 part of bomb a short piece of metal which you pull out of a hand grenade to make it explode a short time later 7 golf a metal stick with a flag at the top which marks the holes on a golf course8 for two pins I’d ...9 pins drawing pin, pin money, pins and needles(1), rolling pin, safety pin
Examples from the Corpus
pinAfter a skiing accident, Dan had a pin inserted in his wrist.Then it was belts, circle pins.The output enable pin of IC5 is controlled by the chip select line of the computer.Holding a rolling pin and determined to have the last laugh.Drape half of the dough over the rolling pin, then transfer to the pie pan.Included in the pack are 20 specially tempered steel pins, 20 plastic caps, and a driving device.Loose chips will snap into place and you will hear a cracking sound as the pins are pushed deeper into the socket.But I busted the ball right in the middle of the green, maybe twenty feet past the pin.Edward Cody, a World Civilization teacher, kept a map of the world with pins marking his students' birthplaces.