Associations to the word «Coin»
COIN, noun. (money) A piece of currency, usually metallic and in the shape of a disc, but sometimes polygonal, or with a hole in the middle.
COIN, noun. A token used in a special establishment like a casino (also called a chip).
COIN, noun. (figurative) That which serves for payment or recompense.
COIN, noun. One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.
COIN, noun. A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge.
COIN, verb. To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture.
COIN, verb. To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate.
COIN, verb. To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.
COIN, noun. (US) (military) Abbreviation of counter insurgency.
COIN, proper noun. A city in Iowa.
COIN, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
COIN A PHRASE, verb. To create a neologism
COIN BELT, noun. A decorative belt decorated with small metal disks. Chiefly worn by bellydancers.
COIN BELTS, noun. Plural of coin belt
COIN CELL, noun. A small battery having the form of a squat cylinder
COIN DIE, noun. (numismatics) Any one of the (usually metal) stamps used in pairs during hammered coining to strike impressions of designs onto their obverse and reverse faces.
COIN DISPENSER, noun. A small container, used by gamblers etc, to dispense a fixed number of coins on demand
COIN DISPENSER, noun. Any of many manual or automatic devices used to dispense coins as change etc
COIN FLIP, noun. Synonym of coin toss.
COIN FLIPS, noun. Plural of coin flip
COIN PURSE, noun. A small bag or pouch designed for carrying money, particularly coins.
COIN PURSE, noun. (slang) Testicles.
COIN PURSE, noun. (informal) a type of theatrical performance undergarment used to hide male genitalia, by stuffing it into a pouch with a drawstring, to simulate being nude
COIN PURSES, noun. Plural of coin purse
COIN SLOT, noun. An small opening on a vending machine, arcade game machine, parking meter, etc. to insert payment and operate the mechanism.
COIN TOSS, noun. A particular instance where a coin is launched in the air, and whichever side that it lands on finalises a decision.
COIN TOSS, noun. (figurative) An uncertain selection (between two objects of very similar quality).
COIN WALK, noun. A trick in which a coin is flipped over the fingers to create the illusion of the coin walking across the back of the hand.
COIN, noun. A flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money.
COIN, verb. Make up; "coin phrases or words".
COIN, verb. Form by stamping, punching, or printing; "strike coins"; "strike a medal".
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