steady pin

noun

Definition of steady pin

2 : a device (such as a pin or sunk key) used to prevent a pulley from turning on a shaft or spindle
3a : a long guide pin attached to a cope or pattern to enable it to be lifted vertically

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“Steady pin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steady%20pin. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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