View definitions for pinion


noun as in cog

noun as in feather

noun as in gear

noun as in manacle

noun as in pennon

noun as in quill

Strong matches

Weak matches

noun as in wing

verb as in pin

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Example Sentences

Rincon Mountain Wilderness skirts the boundary of Saguaro National Park with chimneys of towering rocks and hills spotted with pinions, all perfectly positioned to protect the park’s colossal cacti.

It is with our body as it is with a watch which indicates the hours, and which goes not if the spring or a pinion be broken.

The foam and the fangs and the flowers,The raving and ravenous rage Of a poet as pinion'd in powersAs a condor confined in a cage!

The man kicked him ferociously in the breast before the attacker managed to pinion the legs in his arms.

Clock-pinion; which may be used for either nicking, piecing, or squaring-off purposes.

Then draw a vertical line (A) midway between the marks of the line 2, and this will be the center of the main pinion.


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On this page you'll find 372 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pinion, such as: prong, cogwheel, differential, fang, gear, and rack.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.