Pronunciation: jĭn
prep.1.Against; near by; towards; as, gin night.
v. i.1.To begin; - often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan.
[imp. & p. p. Gan (găn), Gon (gǒn), or Gun (gŭn); p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning.]
n.1.A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; - also called Hollands and Holland gin, because originally, and still very extensively, manufactured in Holland. Common gin is usually flavored with turpentine.
1.Contrivance; artifice; a trap; a snare.
2.(Mining) A machine for raising or moving heavy weights, consisting of a tripod formed of poles united at the top, with a windlass, pulleys, ropes, etc.
3.A machine for separating the seeds from cotton; a cotton gin.
Gin block
a simple form of tackle block, having one wheel, over which a rope runs; - called also whip gin, rubbish pulley, and monkey wheel.
Gin power
a form of horse power for driving a cotton gin.
Gin race
the path of the horse when putting a gin in motion.
Gin saw
a saw used in a cotton gin for drawing the fibers through the grid, leaving the seed in the hopper.
- Halliwell.
Gin wheel
a - In a cotton gin, a wheel for drawing the fiber through the grid; a brush wheel to clean away the lint.
b - (Mining) the drum of a whim.
v. t.1.To catch in a trap.
[imp. & p. p. Ginned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning.]
2.To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton.
Noun1.gin - strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
2.Gingin - a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a noose
Synonyms: noose, snare
3.gin - a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers
Synonyms: cotton gin
4.gin - a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points
Verb1.gin - separate the seeds from (cotton) with a cotton gin
2.gin - trap with a snare; "gin game"
GIN - A special-purpose macro assembler used to build the GEORGE 3 operating system for ICL1900 series computers.
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