Friday, December 1, 2017


              Pinion [PIN-yuh'n]
                [noun, transitive verb ]
                MEANING :
            1. (n.) a cogwheel or gear with teeth, used with or connecting with a rack or larger gear
2. (n.) the wing of a bird or its flight feathers
3. (n.) the terminal segment of a bird's wing
4. (tr. v.) to bind or cut off the terminal segment of the bird's wing
5. (tr. v.) to restrain by binding or to shackle
 The mechanic got the old grinding mill to start working by replacing the pinion and ring gear and overhauling the entire machinery.