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synonyms for hairpin

  • barrette
  • clasp
  • fastener
  • pin
  • bobby pin
  • hair clip
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How to use hairpin in a sentence

The hairpin or wire is bent as shown in the illustration, and the rubber band then placed on the inverted U-shaped part.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
The car coasted down a long slope, crossed a bridge and began to go up a hairpin rise.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
The pressure was building now, as we blasted around in a hairpin curve, our acceleration picking up fast.
GREYLORNJOHN KEITH LAUMER
"Wonderful," said the Widow contemptuously, replacing the hairpin in the knob which was balanced on the top of her head.
IN A GERMAN PENSIONKATHERINE MANSFIELD
And it was with him still, even when he was consciously concentrating on the hairpin turns of Mount Lawson's narrow road.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, NOVEMBER, 1930VARIOUS
A stout hairpin of Mrs. Baxter's did the trick; a nice tool, Pippin pronounced it gravely.
PIPPIN; A WANDERING FLAMELAURA E. RICHARDS
Luella drove the last hairpin into the puffs, and sprang to the door just as her mother opened it.
AUNT CRETE'S EMANCIPATIONGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL
Well, my dear,—that's the sort of self-denying hairpin he is!
THE TRAVELLING COMPANIONSF. ANSTEY
She's got to reckon with her own type—just pick up that hairpin, will you—and his.
THE BOY WITH WINGSBERTA RUCK
Tam banked over and came round on a hairpin turn, with his eyes searching the heavens above and below.
TAM O' THE SCOOTSEDGAR WALLACE
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