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pinion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pinion

Definition
(noun) a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack
Definition
(noun) any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
Definition
(noun) wing of a bird
Synonyms : pennon

Definition
(verb) bind the arms of
Synonyms : shackle

Definition
(verb) cut the wings off (of birds)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pinion

PINION ~ PIN+ON; when we PIN something, it will hold it and thereby prevent it from flying away .. (bind the arms of something)
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by rajesh4u2u

sounds like pigeon
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by laserjack

Think of PIN, Pinning sth to the ground so that it can not move->restrain
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by ali_aj

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