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Pushpin vs. Thumbtack

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  • Pushpin (noun)

    A thumbtack.

  • Pushpin (noun)

    An old children's game where pins are placed on a table and each player tries to push his pin so as to cross the other's.

  • Thumbtack (noun)

    A small nail-like tack with a slightly rounded head that can be pressed into place with light pressure from the thumb; used for hanging light articles on a wall or noticeboard.

  • Thumbtack (verb)

    To fix or attach something with a thumbtack.

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  • Pushpin (noun)

    a drawing pin with a spherical or cylindrical head of coloured plastic.

  • Thumbtack (noun)

    a short flat-headed pin, used for fastening paper to a wall or other surface; a drawing pin.

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Webster Dictionary
  • Pushpin (noun)

    a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board

  • Thumbtack (noun)

    a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board

  • Thumbtack (verb)

    fasten with thumbtacks;

    "The teacher thumbtacked the notice on the bulletin board"

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