(in the embroidery of needlepoint lace) crescent-shaped stitches raised from the surface of the design.
(in needlepoint lace) the fine raised stitches
[pin-wurm] /ˈpɪnˌwɜrm/ noun 1. a small nematode , Enterobius vermicularis, infesting the intestine and migrating to the rectum and anus, especially in children. /ˈpɪnˌwɜːm/ noun 1. a parasitic nematode worm, Enterobius vermicularis, infecting the colon, rectum, and anus of humans: family Oxyuridae Also called threadworm pinworm pin·worm (pĭn’wûrm’) n. Any of various small nematode worms […]
noun 1. a wrench having a pin for insertion into the heads of certain bolts to drive them. Compare (def 2). noun 1. a wrench fitted with a cylindrical pin that registers in a hole in the part to be rotated, used to improve the application of the turning moment
1. . Latin pinxit (he or she painted it)
[pingk-sit] /ˈpɪŋk sɪt/ verb, Latin. 1. he or she painted (it): formerly used on paintings as part of the artist’s signature. /ˈpɪŋksɪt/ uknown 1. he (or she) painted it: an inscription sometimes found on paintings following the artist’s name