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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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This Is A Self-cover 11" X 8-1/2" Saddlestitched Booklet With Binding On The 11" Edge, Designed To Hang Open On A Wall From A Single Nail Or Pushpin.
Look for the red pushpin and locate the code found on specially marked ConAgra Foods products, like Banquet and Hunt's, and as well as other brands such as KING'S HAWAIIAN bread at your favorite retailer or in your pantry.
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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.
Of course, the developer has to secure financing and submit the plans to the city before any pushpin graces the Phoenix skyline.
Use a pushpin to secure them to the bottom of a cup.
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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.
Not only can you import data from a CSV file into Google Earth, but you can also assign a different color to each data point's pushpin based on a number in the data point's record.
For Safe2Pee, the results are pushpin icons that represent bathrooms sprinkled over a map.
Hover over a pushpin to see a hotel's price and star rating, or click on the pushpin to see full details.