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Another word for pin

  1. A device to fasten goods by piercing or clasping

      1. A slim, pointed piece of metal hammered into material as a fastener.
      2. A fingernail or toenail.
      3. A claw or talon.
      1. A fastening, such as a hook or buckle, used to hold two or more objects or parts together.
      2. An embrace or hug.
      3. A grip or grasp of the hand.
      1. The hollow stemlike main shaft of a feather.
      2. Any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird.
      3. A writing pen made from the shaft of a feather.
      1. A small, sharply pointed instrument for making holes in fabric or leather.
      2. A blunt needle for pulling tape or ribbon through a series of loops or a hem.
      3. A long hairpin, usually with an ornamental head.
      1. A slender, pointed implement used for sewing or surgical suturing, made usually of polished steel and having an eye at one end through which a length of thread is passed and held.
      2. Any of various similar implements, such as a fine sharp-pointed instrument used in acupuncture or a pointed shaft used in knitting, crocheting, or lace making.
      3. A sharp-pointed instrument used in engraving.
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
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  2. A piece of jewelry

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  3. A rod inserted through a prepared hole

      1. A usually round pin that fits tightly into a corresponding hole to fasten or align two adjacent pieces.
      2. A piece of wood driven into a wall to act as an anchor for nails.
      3. To fasten or align with dowels:
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
      1. A bar made of wood or metal that slides into a socket and is used to fasten doors and gates.
      2. A metal bar or rod in the mechanism of a lock that is thrown or withdrawn by turning the key.
      3. A fastener consisting of a threaded pin or rod with a head at one end, designed to be inserted through holes in assembled parts and secured by a mated nut that is tightened by applying torque.
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      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
      1. A fastening, such as a hook or buckle, used to hold two or more objects or parts together.
      2. An embrace or hug.
      3. A grip or grasp of the hand.
      1. Being near in space or time.
      2. Being near in relationship:
      3. Bound by mutual interests, loyalties, or affections; intimate:
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