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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.
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(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.
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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.
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|Noun||1.||pinball - 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
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pinball[ˈpɪnbɔːl] N (also pinball machine) → millón m, flíper m
to play pinball → jugar al millón or al flíper
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pinball[ˈpɪnˌbɔːl] n (also pinball machine) → flipper m inv
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