(of a fabric, especially corduroy) having very thin .
[pin-hweel, -weel] /ˈpɪnˌʰwil, -ˌwil/ noun 1. a child’s toy consisting of a or leaflike curls of paper or plastic loosely attached by a to a stick, designed to revolve when blown by or as by the wind. 2. Also called catherine wheel. a kind of firework supported on a which, when ignited, revolves rapidly and […]
noun 1. a clock escapement in which two pallets, usually of unequal length, alternately engage and release pins set on the escape wheel perpendicular to its plane of rotation.
[pin-hwee-ling, -wee-] /ˈpɪnˌʰwi lɪŋ, -ˌwi-/ noun, U.S. Nautical. 1. the act of turning a multiple-screw ship within a minimum radius by having some engines going forward and others going in reverse. [pin-hweel, -weel] /ˈpɪnˌʰwil, -ˌwil/ noun 1. a child’s toy consisting of a or leaflike curls of paper or plastic loosely attached by a to […]
[pin-wurk] /ˈpɪnˌwɜrk/ noun 1. (in the embroidery of needlepoint lace) crescent-shaped stitches raised from the surface of the design. /ˈpɪnˌwɜːk/ noun 1. (in needlepoint lace) the fine raised stitches