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noun as in hair fastener

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With the ability to tune the car’s regenerative braking level to the driver’s liking, powering out of corners and then slowing for approaching hairpins is a one-pedal operation, letting the i4 dance effortlessly through the Bavarian switchbacks.

At first glance, the Sleekform Folding Desk is beautiful, with its rustic tabletop and hairpin legs, but what really makes it special is its no-assembly required design.

Carrey sings: "You're a big, big man with a little bitty gland, so you need something bigger with a hairpin trigger."

“I never unplug,” says Edith Zimmerman, editor of The Hairpin.

But a campaign this volatile undoubtedly faces a few more hairpin turns at the hands of ticked-off voters.

The hairpin or wire is bent as shown in the illustration, and the rubber band then placed on the inverted U-shaped part.

The car coasted down a long slope, crossed a bridge and began to go up a hairpin rise.

The pressure was building now, as we blasted around in a hairpin curve, our acceleration picking up fast.

"Wonderful," said the Widow contemptuously, replacing the hairpin in the knob which was balanced on the top of her head.

And it was with him still, even when he was consciously concentrating on the hairpin turns of Mount Lawson's narrow road.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hairpin, such as: barrette, clasp, fastener, pin, bobby pin, and hair clip.

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