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pin (ˈpɪn Pronunciation for pin

Translations

noun

  1. (for fastening material or paper together) épingle f

    you could have heard a pin drop on aurait pu entendre une mouche voler

  2. (British) (also drawing pin) punaise f
  3. (technical, to attach wood or metal) cheville f
  4. [of grenade] goupille f
  5. (medicine) broche f
  6. (British, electricity, electronics) [of plug] broche f   ⇒ a 3-pin plug une prise à 3 broches
  7. (US(= brooch) broche f

transitive verb

  1. (= attach with pins) [dress, hem] épingler

    to pin sth on sth épingler qch sur qch

    pinned to sth épinglée à qch   ⇒ a white rose pinned to her blouse une rose blanche épinglée à son chemisier

  2. (with drawing pin) punaiser   ⇒ Pin it on the back of the kitchen door. Punaise-le au dos de la porte de la cuisine.
  3. [person] clouer au sol

    to pin sb against the wall (= hold) plaquer qn contre le mur

    to pin sb to the floor clouer qn au sol

    to pin sb to the ground clouer qn au sol

    to pin sb's arms to their side   ⇒ He pinned the woman's arms to her side. Il plaqua les bras de la femme le long du corps.

Similar Words

= tack, nail, needle, safety pin
= hold fast, hold down, press, restrain, constrain, immobilize, pinion

PIN (ˈpɪn Pronunciation for PIN

Translations

noun abbreviation

  1. (= personal identification number) (also PIN number) code m personnel

'pin' in Other Languages

  • Arabic: دَبُّوسPronunciation for دَبُّوس
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pinoPronunciation for pino
  • Chinese: 大头针Pronunciation for 大头针
  • Croatian: iglaPronunciation for igla
  • Czech: špendlíkPronunciation for špendlík
  • Danish: nålPronunciation for nål
  • Dutch: speldPronunciation for speld
  • European Spanish: alfilerPronunciation for alfiler
  • Finnish: nuppineulaPronunciation for nuppineula
  • French: épinglePronunciation for épingle
  • German: StecknadelPronunciation for Stecknadel
  • Greek: καρφίτσαPronunciation for καρφίτσα
  • Italian: spilloPronunciation for spillo
  • Japanese: ピンPronunciation for ピン
  • Korean: Pronunciation for 핀
  • Norwegian: pinkodePronunciation for pinkode
  • Polish: szpilkaPronunciation for szpilka
  • Portuguese: alfinetePronunciation for alfinete
  • Romanian: bold bolduri
  • Russian: булавкаPronunciation for булавка
  • Spanish: alfilerPronunciation for alfiler
  • Swedish: nålPronunciation for nål
  • Thai: เข็มหมุดPronunciation for เข็มหมุด
  • Turkish: toplu iğnePronunciation for toplu iğne
  • Ukrainian: шпилька
  • Vietnamese: ghimPronunciation for ghim
  • Brazilian Portuguese: alfinetar
  • Chinese: 用图钉钉住用图圖钉釘钉釘住
  • European Spanish: sujetar con un alfiler {or} una chincheta {or} un imperdible
  • French: épingler
  • German: feststecken
  • Italian: appuntare
  • Japanese: ピンで留める
  • Korean: 핀 등으로 고정하다
  • Portuguese: alfinetar
  • Spanish: sujetar con un alfiler {or} una chincheta
  • Arabic: رَقَمُ التَّعْريفُ الشَّخْصِيّPronunciation for رَقَمُ التَّعْريفُ الشَّخْصِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: número de identificação pessoalPronunciation for número de identificação pessoal
  • Chinese: 密码Pronunciation for 密码
  • Croatian: PINPronunciation for PIN
  • Czech: PINPronunciation for PINosobní identifikační číslo
  • Danish: pinkodePronunciation for pinkode
  • Dutch: PINPronunciation for PIN
  • European Spanish: número de identificación personalPronunciation for número de identificación personal
  • Finnish: tunnuslukuPronunciation for tunnusluku
  • French: code secretPronunciation for code secret
  • German: GeheimnummerPronunciation for Geheimnummer
  • Greek: αριθμός ΡΙΝPronunciation for αριθμός ΡΙΝ
  • Italian: PINPronunciation for PIN
  • Japanese: 暗証番号Pronunciation for 暗証番号
  • Korean: PINPronunciation for PIN
  • Norwegian: PIN-kodePronunciation for PIN-kode
  • Polish: osobisty numer identyfikacyjnyPronunciation for osobisty numer identyfikacyjny
  • Portuguese: número de identificação pessoalPronunciation for número de identificação pessoal
  • Romanian: PIN
  • Russian: ПИН-кодPronunciation for ПИН-код
  • Spanish: número de identificación personalPronunciation for número de identificación personal
  • Swedish: kodPronunciation for kod
  • Thai: เลขรหัสลับส่วนตัวPronunciation for เลขรหัสลับส่วนตัว
  • Turkish: kredi kartı şifresiPronunciation for kredi kartı şifresi
  • Ukrainian: PIN-код
  • Vietnamese: mật khẩuPronunciation for mật khẩu

Example Sentences Including 'pin'

A l' ombre d' un pin , Hao Xia s' offre une pause fraîcheur.
Le Monde (2002)
En pin brut , une tablette de nuit , une armoire et deux chaises font partie du même lot.
Basset-Chercot, Pascal Le baptême du boiteux
Il a fallu pour l' édifier 320 m³ de pin de Douglas , l' essence reine des forêts limousines.
Le Monde (1999)
Lors de son interrogatoire , en français , il a cependant avoué avoir allumé une pomme de pin avec un briquet pour mettre le feu.
Le Monde (2000)
On obtient aussi un camphre gauche d' origine naturelle en partant de l' acétate de l-bornéol de l' essence de pin de Sibérie.
Nicolle, Jacques Structure moléculaire et propriétés biologiques
Une bijouterie au charme d' antan , meubles anglais en pin , couronnes de fleurs séchées.
Marie Claire

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