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1. A tacklike pin with a large head that is easily inserted into a wall or board.
2. Archaic A children's game in which one player tries to push a pin over an opponent's pin.


(Tools) US and Canadian a pin with a small ball-shaped head



1. a short pin with a spool-shaped head of plastic, glass, or metal, used for affixing material to a bulletin board, wall, or the like.
2. Archaic. child's play; triviality.
[1665–75; earlier, a children's game played with pins]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pushpin - a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing boardpushpin - 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
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To peel a hard-boiled egg easily pierce the shell of the egg with a pushpin before putting it into boiling water.
A mural on Pinoy manners graced the hall, created by Pushpin Visual Solutions illustrators led by Elbert Or, who was also responsible for the book cover and illustrations.
This Is A 12" X 9" Full-color Saddlestitched Booklet, Bound On The 12" Edge And Designed To Hang Open On A Wall From A Single Nail Or Pushpin.
Ideally, there would be some blank space available to affix artwork to or pushpin board to highlight it.
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Next, pierce the top and bottom with a pushpin, making the hole on the wider end a bit larger.
By withdrawing a single pushpin, the rubber recoil pad of the Tavor swings down, allowing the complete bolt carrier/piston/recoil-spring assembly to be removed as one unit for cleaning and maintenance.
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If they don't spin easily, slightly loosen the pushpin anchoring the base cup to the pencil.
She creates the itinerary for a trip by placing a pushpin at each desired stop on Google Earth's 3D image of the world.
The link calls up Google Maps with a pushpin for the location of your library and an overlay window that provides basic information such as library hours," Engard explains.