Each of the forms shown has a ball thrust bearing between the pinion and frame.
You can calculate from that the marvellous strength of pinion.
Then he looked sharp at the gambler and began again; "Hits my 'pinion that it's that boy, Billie Piper."
Capital egg-drills are to be made from "pinion wire" used by watchmakers.
On the same central pin as c is the pinion d driving a spur gear e′′.
From the pinion project two arms, one on each side of the lever.
I sho'ly will, honey; but I reckon ma 'pinion ain't wuf much, nohow.
When the cylinder is of this length, it should have a wheel and pinion at each end.
On an average it took ten minutes to pinion the Brothers; but a single minute was required for their release.
He has eaten tunas, mescal, pinion nuts, and corn at my hawa.
"wing joint, segment of a bird's wing," mid-15c., from Old French pignon "wing-feather, wing, pinion" (c.1400), from Vulgar Latin *pinnionem (nominative *pinnio), augmentative of Latin pinna "wing" (see pin (n.)).
"small wheel with teeth to gear with a larger one" (as in rack and pinion), 1650s, from French pignon "pinion" (16c.), literally "gable," from Old French pignon "pointed gable, summit," from Vulgar Latin *pinnionem, augmentative of Latin pinna "battlement, pinnacle" (see pin (n.)).
"disable by binding the arms," 1550s, older in English than literal sense "cut or bind the pinions (of a bird's wing) to prevent flying" (1570s); from pinion (n.1). Related: Pinioned.