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pin up

1. To fix or fasten something at a high position (on something or some surface) with pins or some similar fastener. A noun or pronoun is used between "pin" and "up." Would you mind pinning up this notice about our upcoming show? I'm pinning posters of my missing dog up all over town. I pinned her signed photograph up on my wall.
2. To fix or fasten something at an elevated position with pins or some similar fastener. A noun or pronoun is used between "pin" and "up." I was feeling lazy, so I just pinned my hair up in a bun and left it at that. We need to pin the curtains up while the carpets are being cleaned.
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Visitors can meet the Link Team, find out about it and Back on the Map, and enjoy free activities including hair pin ups, health checks, information on adult courses and bubbles for children.
Alisha is interested in people and how they make a living and was looking for realistic images of trucking - so on one side of the trailer you can see Truckers Pin Ups - pin ups of the six drivers from Rowntree Haulage of Nuneaton.
She was the first of a series of "pin ups" at designer Fatima Lopes' show modelling movie names from the past.
Pin Ups, a business set up by pupils at independent girls' school Westfield, in Gosforth, Newcastle, were named Company of the Year and awarded the prize for Best Report at Young Enterprise's Tyne & Wear Area Finals 2006.
Amanda Maskery, a solicitor in Sintons' commercial law group and Pin Ups' business adviser, said: "It's great to see these young girls work so hard, achieve such fantastic results and see such great enthusiasm pay off."
I'm told one of the pictures recreates the cover of Bowie's classic 1973 album Pin Ups in which he posed with Twiggy.