Definition of Pinion. Meaning of Pinion. Synonyms of Pinion

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Definition of Pinion

Pinion
Pinion Pin"ion, n. (Zo["o]l.) A moth of the genus Lithophane, as L. antennata, whose larva bores large holes in young peaches and apples.
Pinion
Pinion Pin"ion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pinioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Pinioning.] 1. To bind or confine the wings of; to confine by binding the wings. --Bacon. 2. To disable by cutting off the pinion joint. --Johnson. 3. To disable or restrain, as a person, by binding the arms, esp. by binding the arms to the body. --Shak. Her elbows pinioned close upon her hips. --Cowper. 4. Hence, generally, to confine; to bind; to tie up. ``Pinioned up by formal rules of state.' --Norris.

Meaning of Pinion from wikipedia

- A pinion is a round gear—usually the smaller of two meshed gears—used in several applications, including drivetrain and rack and pinion systems. Drivetrains...
- A rack and pinion is a type of linear actuator that comprises a circular gear (the pinion) engaging a linear gear (the rack), which operate to translate...
- Pinion is a round gear, usually to the smaller of two meshed gears. Pinion may also refer to: Pinion (feather), an outermost primary flight feather on...
- Bradley Alexander Pinion (born June 1, 1994) is an American football punter and [[kickoff specialist]] for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football...
- Lunar-spotted pinion, Cosmia pyralina Pale pinion, Lithophane socia Pretty pinion, Perizoma blandiata (family Geometridae) Tawny pinion, Lithophane semibrunnea...
- Pinioning is the act of surgically removing one pinion joint, the joint of a bird's wing ****hest from the body, to prevent flight. Pinioning is often...
- A rack railway (also rack-and-pinion railway, cog railway, or cogwheel railway) is a steep grade railway with a toothed rack rail, usually between the...
- number denoting the viscosity. Also, the pinion can be designed with fewer teeth than a spiral bevel pinion, with the result that gear ratios of 60:1...
- direction. Ackermann steering Bell-crank steering Rack-and-pinion steering Short rack-and-pinion steering Play media The basic aim of steering is to ensure...
- pinion to transmit drive in only one direction. In this manner, drive is transmitted through the pinion to the flywheel ring gear, but if the pinion remains...