Spanish translation of “pin”
pin 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. pinball noun › a game that you play on a special machine with a sloping board. Players try to score points by using two buttons at the side to make a ball hit targets and stop it from reaching the bottom and going out of play
Maquina de Pinball
(also adjective) a pinball machine. pincushion noun › a small cushion or similar object into which pins are pushed for keeping.
pinhole noun › a hole made by a pin.
agujero de alfiler
pinpoint verb › to place or show very exactly
indicar con toda precisión, concretar
He pinpointed the position on the map. pin-up noun › a picture of an attractive girl (or man), often pinned on a wall
foto de una mujer (o hombre) de bandera
He has dozens of pin-ups in his room (also adjective) a pin-up girl. › the girl (or man)
mujer/hombre de bandera
She’s the favourite pin-up of the soldiers. pin down phrasal verb › to make (someone) give a definite answer, statement, opinion or promise
abligar a uno a que concrete; hacer que se comprometa
I can’t pin him down to a definite date for his arrival. pins and needles noun › a tingling feeling in one’s hands, arms, feet or legs
I’ve got pins and needles in my arm.