linchpin : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a central cohesive source of support and stability
he is the linchpin of this firm
- n pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on
- As that seminal group's linchpin, Robertson wrote spooky, spunky and romantic valedictories to the mythic ghosts of American history: rounders and robbers, gamblers and wanderers .
- Considered a linchpin of the avant-garde, Sulumi the working name of 26-year-old Sun Dawei cites Yellow Magic Orchestra and Aphex Twin as his influences, and his music .
- That was the linchpin in convincing them.
- Jack McMahon in The Chronicle Journal
Mr. Donaghy walked away with a nice situation for himself. He is the linchpin and he seems to have worked his way into a nice situation,McMahon said. "I don't know if that is fair."
- Charles Schumer in Forbes
There is a worst-case scenario because housing is the linchpin of our economy, and more foreclosures make prices go down, that creates more foreclosures, and creates a vicious cycle,Schumer said. "You add that to the other weakness in the...
- Henry Paulson in Bloomberg
Reform of the IMF's foreign-exchange surveillance is the linchpin on which other reforms depend,Paulson said in a statement to the fund's semiannual gathering today. "We look forward to action in this important area very soon after these...