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thumbtack

chiefly US and Canadian a short tack with a broad smooth head for fastening papers to a drawing board, etc.
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Empty the box of thumbtacks, use the thumbtacks to fasten the box to the wall, put the candle into the box, then light it with the match.
The Control of Haemostasis of Presacral Venous Haemorrhage with Sterile Thumbtacks and Roller Gauze Experience in Managing a Case of Recurrent Ovarian Cancer.
One of us would put in some thumbtacks, and the other would say, "Oh, I see, it's a 'K'
Stretch twine across a board or wall and decide where you want to place thumbtack or nail.
Now, with Pinterest, a virtual "pinboard" that lets users organize and share the things that matter to them most, we can skip the thumbtacks and tape and do it all online.
New features include a "Find a Credit Union" function that uses thumbtacks on a map to guide users to locations and further information, and a new regulatory archive to help with research.
Each is given a candle, a book of matches and a box of thumbtacks.
Hebert's bedroom, near where the ceiling meets the wall, are dozens of tiny holes the size of thumbtacks once used to hold up colorful streamers.
Beginning in the 1980s, personal computers began to replace typewriters, "stickies" replaced thumbtacks and paper clips, and photocopiers and printers replaced mimeograph machines.
ruler * 1 manila folder * scissors * 3 C-cell batteries * tape * 3 paper plates * worksheet with windmill design* * 3 thumbtacks * 3 erasers * hair dryer * textbook * Teachers: For worksheet, see page TE 6.
Everything was in precarious balance, the unframed paper attached with thumbtacks to wooden panels behind a pane of glass that rested against the wall.
Barrett hones her craft power with her weapons of choice--glue guns, thumbtacks, found postcards and used stamps--transforming old-school dishware into political art, superimposing them with images of 1950s domestic living.