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Related to Pin joint: rigid joint, Bolted joint
pin joint[′pin ‚jȯint]
A joint made with a pin hinge which has a removable pin.
A flexible joint connected by a pin through a hole in each of the members to be joined; used primarily for large spans where complete freedom to rotate is required, such as roof forms secured with pin-joint buttresses as the main support.
A joint in which one member is fastened to another by a pin so that rotational movement at the point of joining is not restricted.