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pinhead

slang An ignorant, foolish, or naïve person; an idiot. That pinhead couldn't manage his own sock drawer, let alone a huge project like this! You'd have a job by now if you weren't such a pinhead!
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Roll the sausage ball in the flour mix, followed by the egg mix and then the pinhead mix.
Application of 0.25 g NPK fertilizer/1000 g medium (treatment P5) showed the fastest first time pinhead budding, but not different from the application of SP-36 fertilizer 0.75 g/1000 g medium (P3), application of NPK 0.50 g/1000 g medium (P6) and the application of NPK 0.75 g/1000 g medium (P7) (Table 1).
People doing the real work simply call them pinheads.
Cartoonist Bill Griffith's latest book includes a fold-out "Dingburg Main Street" cover and, in the back, a fold-out aerial view map of Dingburg -- known as "The City Inhabited Entirely by Pinheads," located "17 miles west of Baltimore."
That is equivalent to the size of a pinhead compared to the area of a football pitch.
Here are two of the author's definitions for a Pinhead and a Smart Operator: "A Pinhead is a kid who drives his parents and teachers nuts by delaying, complaining about, or refusing to do homework.
The Pinhead Position seemed to be that since we hadn't been nuked or bacteria-bombed yet, we shoulda left Hussein alone and played "let's pretend he's nice." They held forth that WMDs were only a "pretext" for deposing Uncle Saddam.
The embryos are destroyed before they are 14 days old and never allowed to develop beyond the size of a pinhead.
"John McCain is a pinhead liberal senator who is trashing the U.S.
Some of his most gruesome creations include Pinhead from Hellraiser and a demonic Regan from The Exorcist.
Frederick Treves Rupert Graves Cart Gomm/ Belgian Policeman Edmond Genest Ross/Bishop Walsham How Jack Gilpin John Merrick Billy Crudup London Policeman Nick Toren Pinhead Manager/London Policeman/ Will/Lord John James Riordan Pinhead/Mrs.
(One of their best-known songs, "Pinhead," openly borrows a line--"We accept you, we accept you, one of us, one of us"--from Tod Browning's 1932 film Freaks.) The band's example inspired thousands of imitators who took off in their own idiosyncratic, highly personal directions.
Smaller than a pinhead and with a taste for blood, it can make your life a misery."
And the American Institute of Physics in College Park, Maryland claims to have solved another old scholastic puzzle: "Estimated number of angels that can dance on the head of a pin: [10.sup.64]." They even established the "estimated number that can dance in a row across a pinhead's diameter, `Rockettes-style': [10.sup.32]." (Harper's, January 2000).
The varroa is an external parasite, about the size of a pinhead. It attacks bees at their pupae, larvae and adult stages, causing deformities and injuries, essentially killing all colonies it infests.