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Definitions for pinball
ˈpɪnˌbɔlpin·ball

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pinball, pinball gamenoun

    a game played on a sloping board; the object is to propel marbles against pins or into pockets

Wiktionary

  1. pinballnoun

    A game, played on a device with a sloping base, in which the player operates a spring-loaded plunger to shoot a ball, between obstacles, and attempts to hit targets and score points.

  2. pinballnoun

    The ball used in pinball.

  3. pinballnoun

    A situation where a ball is frantically kicked between many players.

  4. pinballverb

    To dart about rapidly.

Wikipedia

  1. Pinball

    Pinball games are a family of games in which a ball is propelled into a specially designed table where it bounces off various obstacles, scoring points either en route or when it comes to rest. Historically the board was studded with nails called 'pins' and had hollows or pockets which scored points if the ball came to rest in them. Today, pinball is most commonly an arcade game in which the ball is fired into a specially designed cabinet known as a pinball machine, hitting various lights, bumpers, ramps, and other targets depending on its design. The game's object is generally to score as many points as possible by hitting these targets and making various shots with flippers before the ball is lost. Most pinball machines use one ball per turn (except during special multi-ball phases), and the game ends when the ball(s) from the last turn are lost. The biggest pinball machine manufacturers historically include Bally Manufacturing, Gottlieb, Williams Electronics and Stern Pinball.

ChatGPT

  1. pinball

    Pinball is a type of arcade game, typically coin-operated, in which points are scored by a player manipulating one or more metallic balls on a playfield inside a glass-covered cabinet. The player uses "flippers" to launch, hit, and keep the ball in play, with the primary aim of scoring as many points as possible and preventing the ball from disappearing off the bottom of the field. The game is characterized by its rich graphics, flashing lights, and sound effects.

Wikidata

  1. Pinball

    Pinball is a type of arcade game, usually coin-operated, in which points are scored by a player manipulating one or more steel balls on a play field inside a glass-covered cabinet called a pinball machine. The primary objective of the game is to score as many points as possible. Points are earned when the ball strikes different targets on the play field. A drain is situated at the bottom of the play field, protected by player-controlled plastic bats called flippers. A game ends after all the balls fall into the drain. Secondary objectives are to maximize the time spent playing and to earn bonus games.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pinball in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pinball in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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