gas with high illuminating power made from shale oil or petroleum, used in buoys, lighthouses, and railroad cars.
[pahynt-sahyz] /ˈpaɪntˌsaɪz/ adjective, Informal. 1. comparatively small in size: a pint-size typewriter. adjective 1. (informal) very small; tiny adjective Small, like a child or small person [1938+; fr the notion of a pint being a small amount]
/ˈpɪntəbɪ/ noun 1. (pl) -bi, -bis. an Aboriginal people of the southern border area of Western Australia and the Northern Territory 2. the language of this people
- Pin tuck
noun 1. a narrow ornamental fold used esp on shirt fronts and dress bodices
/Italian pintuˈrikkjo/ noun 1. real name Bernardino di Betto. ?1454–1513, Italian painter of the Umbrian school