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hair·pin

 (hâr′pĭn′)
n.
1. A thin cylindrical strip of metal or other material bent in the shape of a long U, used to secure a hairdo or headdress.
2. Something shaped like a hairpin, especially a sharp turn in a road.

hairpin

(ˈhɛəˌpɪn)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a thin double-pronged pin used by women to fasten the hair
2. (modifier) (esp of a bend in a road) curving very sharply

hair•pin

(ˈhɛərˌpɪn)

n.
1. a slender U-shaped piece of wire, shell, etc., used to fasten up the hair or hold a headdress.
adj.
2. (of a road, curve in a road, etc.) sharply curved back, as in a Ushape.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hairpin - a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in placehairpin - a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place
bobby pin, hairgrip, grip - a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
bodkin - formerly a long hairpin; usually with an ornamental head
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
Translations
دَبّوس شَعْرمُنْعَطَف في طَريق جَبَلي
ostrá zatáčkavlásnička
hårnål
ukosnica
hajtû
180 gráîu beygja, u-beygjahárnál
vláska
lasnica
hårnålhårnåls-
firketekeskin U şeklinde virajsaç tokası
U字型转弯的发夹

hairpin

[ˈhɛəpɪn]
A. Nhorquilla f
B. CPD hairpin bend, hairpin curve (US) Nrevuelta f, curva f muy cerrada

hairpin

[ˈhɛərpɪn] hair pin, hair-pin népingle f à cheveuxhairpin bend (British) hairpin curve (US) nvirage m en épingle à cheveuxhair-raising [ˈhɛərreɪzɪŋ] adj [experience, moment] → terrifiant(e); [story] → à (vous) faire dresser les cheveux sur la têtehair removal népilation fhair remover hair removing cream ncrème f dépilatoirehair salon nsalon m de coiffurehair's breadth n
within a hair's breadth of sth → à un cheveu de qch
to be within a hair's breadth of doing sth → être à deux doigts de faire qchhair slide hairslide [ˈhɛərslaɪd] n (British)barrette f

hairpin

[ˈhɛəˌpɪn] nforcina

hairpin

hairpin curve (Am) ntornante m

hair

(heə) noun
1. one of the mass of thread-like objects that grow from the skin. He brushed the dog's hairs off his jacket.
2. the mass of these, especially on a person's head. He's got brown hair.
-haired
having (a certain kind of) hair. a fair-haired girl.
ˈhairy adjective
covered in hair or having a lot of hair. a hairy chest.
ˈhairiness noun
ˈhair('s)-breadth noun
a very small distance. That knife missed me by a hair's-breadth.
ˈhairbrush noun
a brush for arranging and smoothing the hair.
ˈhaircut noun
the act or style of cutting a person's hair. Go and get a haircut.
ˈhair-doplurals ˈhair-dos, ~ˈhair-do's noun
a hairstyle. I like her new hair-do.
ˈhairdresser noun
a person who cuts, washes, styles etc a person's hair.
ˈhairdressing noun
ˈhair-drier noun
an electrical apparatus for drying hair by blowing hot air over it.
ˈhairline noun
the line along the forehead where the hair begins to grow.
ˈhair-oil noun
a scented, oily lotion for smoothing down the hair.
ˈhairpin noun
a bent wire for keeping a woman's hair in place.
adjective
(of a bend in a road) sharp and U-shaped, especially on a mountain or a hill.
ˈhair-raising adjective
terrifying. hair-raising stories.
ˈhairstyle noun
the result of cutting, styling etc a person's hair. a simple hairstyle.
keep one's hair on
to remain calm and not become angry.
let one's hair down
to behave in a free and relaxed manner.
make (someone's) hair stand on end
to terrify (a person).
(not to) turn a hair
to remain calm. He put his finger in the flame without turning a hair.
split hairs
to worry about unimportant details.
tear one's hair
to show great irritation or despair.
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I know, I can't remember where I put my hairclip last night before going to sleep.
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It has a hairclip with a Bluetooth module and Arduino microcontroller that allows the wearer to communicate with their phone by tapping there hair.
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NGC 4565 is sometimes known as the Needle Galaxy but might be better known as Berenice's Hairclip.
For school, he often puts on things which belonged to her mom, some belt or hairclip.
Their renewed-and-blossoming romantic and sexual relationship is confirmed by Winona's confession that she lost a hairclip in Raylan's hotel room when they were together days earlier (Lobato & Goldwyn, 2010), the sustained eye contact between the two after Raylan responds "I already tried that" when she asks if he is still planning to leave Kentucky (Lobato & Goldwyn, 2010), and Winona removing her wedding ring when she arrives unexpectedly at Raylan's hotel room in the middle of the night on the same day that her husband has moved out of their home (Andron & Katleman, 2010).
I found a hairclip and the shoe that my brother said he had seen earlier.
Arabic Newspaper Hairclip Since we have so much Arabic newspaper left over from our last craft, today we thought it might be fun to make a hairclip.