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drawing pin

n. Chiefly British
A thumbtack.

drawing pin

n
(Tools) Brit a short tack with a broad smooth head for fastening papers to a drawing board, etc. US and Canadian name: thumbtack

thumb•tack

(ˈθʌmˌtæk)

n.
1. a tack with a large, flat head, designed to be thrust into a board or other surface by the pressure of the thumb.
v.t.
2. to attach or tack by means of a thumbtack.
[1880–85]

drawing pin

thumbtack
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drawing pin - a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing boarddrawing pin - a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board
paper fastener - a fastener for holding a sheet of paper in place
tack - a short nail with a sharp point and a large head
Translations
připínáček
tegnestift
nasta
čavlić za crtaću dasku
画鋲
압정
häftstift
เข็มหมุด
đinh ghim

drawing pin

n (Brit) → puntina da disegno

drawing pin

دَبُّوسٌ رَسْم připínáček tegnestift Reißzwecke πινέζα chinche, chincheta nasta punaise čavlić za crtaću dasku puntina da disegno 画鋲 압정 punaise tegnestift pinezka pionés, tachinha para papel канцелярская кнопка häftstift เข็มหมุด raptiye đinh ghim 图钉
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