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safety pin

n.
1. A pin in the form of a clasp, having a sheath to cover and hold the point.
2. A pin that prevents the premature or accidental detonation of an explosive device, such as a bomb or grenade.

safety pin

n
1. a spring wire clasp with a covering catch, made so as to shield the point when closed and to prevent accidental unfastening
2. (Military) another word for pin9

safe′ty pin`


n.
a pin bent back on itself to form a spring, with a guard to cover the point.
[1855–60]
safe′ty-pin`, v.t. -pinned, -pin•ning.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safety pin - a pin in the form of a claspsafety pin - a pin in the form of a clasp; has a guard so the point of the pin will not stick the user
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
Translations
zavírací špendlík
sikkerhedsnål
hakaneulasokka
sigurnosna igla
安全ピン
안전핀
varnostna zaponka
säkerhetsnål
เข็มกลัด
kim tây

safety pin

nspilla da balia or di sicurezza

safety pin

دَبُوسُّ الَأمَان zavírací špendlík sikkerhedsnål Sicherheitsnadel παραμάνα imperdible hakaneula épingle à nourrice sigurnosna igla spilla da balia 安全ピン 안전핀 veiligheidsspeld sikkerhetsnål agrafka alfinete английская булавка säkerhetsnål เข็มกลัด kilitli iğne kim tây 别针

safety pin

imperdible m
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GUESSING: Liz Hurley's fans may have noticed a change in their pin-up - as she gets too thin to fill that famous Versace safetypin number, let alone spill out of it, her lips seem bigger.
Y ffaith amdani oedd fy mod angen rhedeg i Paris a gweld Wal Berlin a rhoi safetypin drwy drwyn y Frenhines - mae na rhai sydd yn gorfod gwrthryfela.
Driving through the countryside in the August of 1976 was enchanting and thrilling to the woman who became famous wearing a safetypin Versace dress at boyfriend Hugh Grant's Four Weddings and a Funeral premiere.