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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.
50 U.S. WILDERNESS AREAS, RANKEDERILEYJULY 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
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.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
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 BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
The man kicked him ferociously in the breast before the attacker managed to pinion the legs in his arms.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Clock-pinion; which may be used for either nicking, piecing, or squaring-off purposes.
PRACTICAL MECHANICS FOR BOYSJ. S. ZERBE
Then draw a vertical line (A) midway between the marks of the line 2, and this will be the center of the main pinion.
PRACTICAL MECHANICS FOR BOYSJ. S. ZERBE
Not as I hold with enamelling, myself—'tain't what I call 'igh farmin'—takes too much outer the land in my 'pinion.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 108, MARCH 9TH 1895VARIOUS
I say, Ammon, can't you go to the city with us and help me find a shop where I can get this pinion fixed?
A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOSTGENE STRATTON PORTER
It was as though an angel's wing had swept my temples, and left a glittering pinion there.
THE ORPHEUS C. KERR PAPERS. SERIES 1ROBERT H. NEWELL
Then slide the spur pinion into the gear and open the throttle valve wide.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PINION

  • affixing
  • binding
  • clasping
  • closing
  • fastening
  • fixing
  • holding down
  • holding fast
  • immobilizing
  • joining
  • pinioning
  • pressing
  • restraining
  • securing
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