What is bowling pin?

  • (noun): A club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target.
    Synonyms: pin

Bowling Pin

Bowling pins are the target of the bowling ball in various bowling games including tenpins, five-pins, duckpins, and candlepins.

Read more about Bowling Pin.

Some articles on bowling pin:

Gutterballs (film) - Plot
... On January 1, 2008 at the Xcalibur Bowling Centre, a disco-themed bowling alley in Surrey, British Columbia, Egerton (Dan Ellis), the janitor, has allowed two groups of teenagers to bowl against one another after ... Lisa breaks up the fight by dropping a bowling ball on Steve's foot just as Steve is about to kick Jamie again ... Steve returns with a bowling pin and prepares to insert it into Lisa before Patrick intervenes ...
Bowling Pin - Pin Construction
... Bowling pins are constructed by gluing blocks of rock maple wood into the approximate shape, and then turning on a lathe ... After the lathe shapes the pin, it is coated with a plastic material, painted, and covered with a glossy finish ... Because of the scarcity of suitable wood, bowling pins can be made from approved synthetics ...

Famous quotes containing the word pin:

    What pursuit is more elegant than that of collecting the ignominies of our nature and transfixing them for show, each on the bright pin of a polished phrase?
    Logan Pearsall Smith (1865–1946)