linchpin definition

  • noun:
    • A locking pin inserted in the long run of a shaft, like in an axle, to stop a wheel from sliding down.
    • A central cohesive element: paid off investing could be the linchpin of their economic system.
    • a pin placed through holes at the end of an axle, in order to secure a wheel
    • a central cohesive supply of security and protection; a person or thing this is certainly critical to a method or organization.
    • A pin regularly avoid the wheel of a vehicle from sliding from the axletree.
    • A pin placed when you look at the spindle of this axle of a car to prevent the wheel from falling down. In addition axle-pin.
    • pin placed through an axletree to hold a wheel on
    • a central cohesive way to obtain support and stability

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