Übersetzung von “pin” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countablepin /pɪn/
a piece of jewelry that fastens to your clothing
épingle feminine

a diamond pin
une épingle en diamant
a very thin sharp piece of metal, used for holding pieces of cloth together
épingle feminine

Remove the pins when you finish sewing.
Enlevez toutes les épingles quand vous avez fini de coudre.
a piece of metal inserted through holes in two objects to hold them together
goupille feminine , broche feminine

metal pins in the bone
des broches métalliques dans l'os
( bowling pin,) one of the objects you knock down in the sport of bowling
quille feminine

The machine sets up the pins.
La machine met les quilles en place.


verb transitivepin /pɪn/ ( pinning, pinned )
to fasten or attach using a pin

The teacher pinned the ribbon to his shirt.
Le professeur épingla le ruban à sa chemise.

pin down

verb phrasalpin down [ ˈpɪn ˈdaʊn ]
to force sb to decide

I'm trying to pin her down to set a date.
J'essaie de l'obliger à fixer une date.
to try to find out exact details
déterminer exactement

They're trying to pin down exactly where she was before she died.
Ils essaient de déterminer exactement où elle était avant qu'elle meure.
to hold down against the ground
immobiliser au sol

Two police officers pinned him down.
Deux policiers l'ont immobilisé au sol.


noun countablePIN /pɪn/
personal identification number; a security number used with a bank card
code masculine confidentiel

Please enter your PIN.
Veuillez entrer votre code confidentiel.

(Übersetzung von “pin” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /pin/

a short, thin, pointed piece of metal used eg to hold pieces of fabric, paper etc together, especially when making clothes

The papers are fastened together by a pin.

a similar but more ornamental object

a hat-pin.
pincushion noun

a small cushion or similar object into which pins are pushed for keeping.

pelote à épingles
pinhole noun

a hole made by a pin

trou d’épingle
A pinhole camera does not need a lens.
pinpoint verb

to place or show very exactly

mettre le doigt sur (qqch.)
He pinpointed the position on the map.
pin-up noun

a picture of an attractive girl (or man), often pinned on a wall

pin up
He has dozens of pin-ups in his room
(also adjective) a pin-up girl.

the girl (or man)

pin up
She’s the favourite pin-up of the soldiers.
pin down

to make (someone) give a definite answer, statement, opinion or promise

obliger à
I can’t pin him down to a definite date for his arrival.
pins and needles

a tingling feeling in one’s hands, arms, feet or legs

I’ve got pins and needles in my arm.


verb (past tense, past participle pinned)

to hold by pressing against something

The fallen tree pinned him to the ground.

(Übersetzung von “pin” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)