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  1. thumbtack, drawing pin, pushpinverb

    a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board

  2. thumbtackverb

    fasten with thumbtacks

    "The teacher thumbtacked the notice on the bulletin board"


  1. thumbtacknoun

    A small nail-like tack with a slightly rounded head that can be pressed into place with light pressure from the thumb; used for hanging light articles on a wall or noticeboard

  2. thumbtackverb

    To fix or attach something with a thumbtack.


  1. thumbtack

    A thumbtack is a small, sharp-pointed pin with a flat, broad head that can be easily pressed into a surface by using the thumb. It is commonly used to fix paper, pictures, or other lightweight items to walls, bulletin boards, or other soft surfaces.


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thumbtack in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thumbtack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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