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pin·ball

 (pĭn′bôl′)
n.
A game played on a device in which the player operates a plunger to shoot a ball down or along a slanted surface having obstacles and targets, often equipped with flippers to keep the ball in play.

pinball

(ˈpɪnˌbɔːl)
n
(Games, other than specified)
a. a game in which the player shoots a small ball through several hazards on a table, electrically operated machine, etc
b. (as modifier): a pinball machine.

pin•ball

(ˈpɪnˌbɔl)

n.
any of various games played on a sloping table, the object usu. being to shoot a ball, driven by a spring-operated plunger, up a side passage and cause it to roll back down against pins and bumpers and through channels that flash or ring and electronically record the score.
[1880–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinball - a game played on a sloping boardpinball - a game played on a sloping board; the object is to propel marbles against pins or into pockets
game - an amusement or pastime; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
pachinko - a Japanese pinball game played on a vertical board
Translations
FlipperFlipperspiel
flipperipallosingahdella
flipperspel

pinball

[ˈpɪnbɔːl] N (also pinball machine) → millón m, flíper m
to play pinballjugar al millón or al flíper

pinball

[ˈpɪnbɔːl] nflipper m
to play pinball → jouer au flipperpinball machine nflipper m

pinball

nFlipper m; to have a game of pinballFlipper spielen, flippern; pinball machineFlipper m

pinball

[ˈpɪnˌbɔːl] n (also pinball machine) → flipper m inv
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