pinion[ pin-yuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF pinion
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PINION
It is only a short essay, just to try the strength of my Muse's pinion in that way.
Take your kerchief, Kenneth, and pinion his wrists behind him.
In the latter case, the small one is the pinion, and the larger one the spur wheel.
Now a spur gear, as well as a pinion, has three diameters; one measurep.
The father throws the pinion into the fire, and the eagle appears.
Partridges, &c.: take up by the pinion, and mince them small in the sirrup.
You can calculate from that the marvellous strength of pinion.
Capital egg-drills are to be made from "pinion wire" used by watchmakers.
I said I hadn't no 'pinion o' menAn' I wouldn't take stock in him!
We must now find a suitable number of teeth for this wheel and pinion.
"wing joint, segment of a bird's wing," mid-15c., from Old French pignon "wing-feather, wing, pinion" (c.1400), from Vulgar Latin *pinnionem (nominative *pinnio), augmentative of Latin pinna "wing" (see pin (n.)).