pinned pinned  /ˈpɪnd/


  1. (n) a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  2. (n) when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
  3. (n) small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
  4. (n) a number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts
  5. (n) informal terms for the leg
  6. (n) axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
  7. (n) cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
  8. (n) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  9. (n) a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
  10. (n) a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
  11. (n) a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target
  12. (v) to hold fast or prevent from moving
  13. (v) attach or fasten with pins or as if with pins
  14. (v) pierce with a pin
  15. (v) immobilize a piece



  1. On it, he pinned a letter to Hirsi Ali, warning her that she is next.
  2. Silent and uncommunicative, she lay on her hospital bed fondling a shiny, new doll, fingering with reverence a holy picture pinned on her pillow.
  3. Men and women dash about, talking to small metal devices pinned to their ears.


  1. Xbox Live Gold free games pinned for 1st and 16th of each month

    Microsoft pinned monthly dates to its Games With Gold promotion, with the Xbox Live Gold freebies due on the 1st of 16th of each month. As revealed during Microsoft's E3 press conference, Gold subscribers gain access to two free Xbox 360 games each month until the end of the year. Fable 3 was the first offering, with Halo 3 and Assassin's Creed 2 already announced as July's dynamic duo. "As our ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  2. Worker injured after being pinned by steel beam

    A construction worker was injured Wednesday afternoon in an accident on Pittsburgh’s North Side. The worker, whose name hasn’t been released, was pinned between a steel beam and a piece of equipment. Emergency crews said the man was rescued about 12:15 p.m. and taken to an area hospital. His condition has not been released. No other details about the accident have been released.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Driver pinned in truck after crashing into tree in Socorro

    A driver crashed into a tree Tuesday morning and was pinned in the vehicle until emergency crews rescued her.  The 21-year-old driver lost control of her vehicle when deputies said she failed to negotiate a curve at the 15200 block of Socorro Road. The truck slammed into a tree near an irrigation canal. El Paso County sheriff's deputies responded to the single-vehicle collision at about 7:40 a.m ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KFOX 14 El Paso

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