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Translation of "pin" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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