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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
alfiler
The papers are fastened together by a pin.
a similar but more ornamental object
insignia, pin, alfiler
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.
almohadilla
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
hormigueo
I’ve got pins and needles in my arm.
(Definition of pin from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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