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Meaning of "candlepin" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CANDLEPIN

candlepin  [ˈkændəlˌpɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CANDLEPIN

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Candlepin is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CANDLEPIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

candlepin

Candlepin bowling

Candlepin bowling is a variation of bowling that is played primarily in the Canadian Maritime provinces, and the New England states of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Definition of candlepin in the English dictionary

The definition of candlepin in the dictionary is a bowling pin, as used in skittles, tenpin bowling, candlepins, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CANDLEPIN


axle-pin
ˈæksəlˌpɪn
breastpin
ˈbrɛstˌpɪn
crankpin
ˈkræŋkˌpɪn
driftpin
ˈdrɪftˌpɪn
duckpin
ˈdʌkˌpɪn
hairpin
ˈhɛəˌpɪn
hatpin
ˈhætˌpɪn
headpin
ˈhɛdˌpɪn
inchpin
ˈɪntʃˌpɪn
kingpin
ˈkɪŋˌpɪn
linchpin
ˈlɪntʃˌpɪn
lynchpin
ˈlɪntʃˌpɪn
ninepin
ˈnaɪnˌpɪn
pushpin
ˈpʊʃˌpɪn
scarfpin
ˈskɑːfˌpɪn
tenpin
ˈtɛnˌpɪn
tholepin
ˈθəʊlˌpɪn
thoroughpin
ˈθʌrəˌpɪn
tiepin
ˈtaɪˌpɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CANDLEPIN

candle grease
candle-tree
candleberries
candleberry
candlefish
candleholder
candlelight
candlelight dinner
candlelighter
candlelit
candlelit dinner
Candlemas
candlenut
candlepins
candlepower
candler
candlesnuffer
candlestick
candlewick
candlewood

WORDS THAT END LIKE CANDLEPIN

Chaliapin
chiltepin
Chopin
Crispin
galopin
gonadotropin
lapin
lupin
on the spin
pippin
repin
rolling pin
sculpin
spin
stick pin
terrapin
thyrotropin
Turpin
underpin
wrist pin

Synonyms and antonyms of candlepin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «candlepin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CANDLEPIN

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The translations of candlepin from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «candlepin» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

candlepin
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

candlepin
570 millions of speakers

English

candlepin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

candlepin
380 millions of speakers
ar

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candlepin
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Candlepin
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

candlepin
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্যান্ডেলপিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

candlepin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Candlepin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

candlepin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

candlepin
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

candlepin
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Candlepin
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

candlepin
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கேண்டில்பின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॅन्डलपिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Candlepin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

candlepin
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Candlepin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Candlepin
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

candlepin
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Candlepin
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

candlepin
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

candlepin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

candlepin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of candlepin

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CANDLEPIN»

The term «candlepin» is normally little used and occupies the 123.975 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CANDLEPIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about candlepin

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CANDLEPIN»

Discover the use of candlepin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to candlepin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bowling: Skittles, Ten-Pin Bowling, Pba Tour, Candlepin ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Books, LLC, Source: Wikipedia, 2011
2
Bowling For Dummies
The major difference between candlepin and ten-pin bowling is the size ofthe pins and the bowling ball. Candlepins are much thinner and a bit taller than traditional bowling pins, and the ball is smaller and lacks finger holes. In fact, a ...
A.J. Forrest, Lisa Iannucci, 2010
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Bowling: Skittles, Ten-Pin Bowling, Pba Tour, Candlepin ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, 2013
4
Worcester County's Polish Community
Stasia Milas Czernicki, a lifelong resident of Webster, shows her winning candlepin bowling form in 1960. She competed regularly and won frequently on a local popular television show Candlepins for Cash. Czernicki holds the world record ...
Barbara Proko, Janice Baniukiewicz Stickles, 2007
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World of sports indoor
Candlepin Bowling pins are determined as 15/4 inches (400 mm) in height, have indistinguishable ends, and are almost 3 inches (76 mm) in diameter at the center. Fig. Different Position Each lane comprises of an approach area 14-16' long ...
Anil Taneja, 2009
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Games Creatures Play
Editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner are your announcers for this all-new story collection of the most peculiar plays ever made... Sports fans live and die by their teams’ successes and failures—though not literally.
Charlaine Harris, Toni L. P. Kelner, 2014
7
Maine Curiosities, 3rd
Candlepin bowling's popularity is limited to Massachusetts, northern New England, and the Maritime Provinces of Canada. In the heyday of candlepins, downtown Portland had at least five bowling areas. It was pretty much the only bowling ...
Bither, Tim Sample, 2011
8
Source Materials for Instruction in Candlepin Bowling
Abstract at end: 3 leaves.
Florence E. Greenleaf, 1962
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Bowler's Handbook: A Guide to Almost Everything in Bowling
Candlepin bowling, founded in Worcester, Mass., is played in the western New England states and in Canada's Maritime Provinces. Candlepins today are 15.75 inches high with 2 15/ 1 6-inch centers that taper to 1.75 inches on each end.
Ron McIntosh, 2006
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Library of Congress Subject Headings
Candlepin bowling [GV9]0.5.C35] UF Bowling, Candlepin [Former heading] Candlepins BT Bowling games —Records (May Subd Geog) BT Sports records Candlepins USE Candlepin bowling Candler, Amy (Fictitious character) (Not Subd ...
Library of Congress, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CANDLEPIN»

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Agawam Bowl's Jan Fuller is queen of the candlepins
Jeanette " Jan" Fuller of Agawam has been candlepin bowling for 50 years. She leads a seniors league every Wednesday at the Agawam Bowl ... «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
2
Maple Lanes Upgrades: Claremont Bowling Center Uses Familiar …
... “Ditto” Fitzpatrick, are overseeing the installation of synthetic lanes at the center's 24 lanes, 16 of which are 10-pin and eight are candlepin. «Valley News, Jun 15»
3
A trip down the bowling lane...
There they were Candlepin Bowling which is big in New England. The pins were very thin, indeed looking like candles. The balls were small ... «Tri City Times, Jun 15»
4
In candlepin bowling, Sarge was in charge
You could create a case about international standards, but candlepin enjoys its popularity pretty much in New England and maybe some other ... «The Harvell gazette, May 15»
5
America's best old-school bowling alleys
Boutwell's Bowling Center in Concord, New Hampshire, is dedicated to the challenging game of candlepin bowling -- a version of bowling ... «CNN, May 15»
6
North America's oldest candlepin bowling tournament lands in Bible …
“It's the oldest candlepin bowling tournament in North America,” Cook, a Moncton native, said proudly. Each year, the tournament bounces ... «Truro Daily News, Apr 15»
7
Worcester candlepin bowler rolling strong at 92
Rathay competes in the all-women's candlepin bowling league called The Dropouts. "Bowling gets me out of the house. It's a little bit of ... «Worcester Telegram, Mar 15»
8
Nightlife: Sacco's Bowl Haven
Sacco's features candlepin bowling, where participants use a grapefruit-sized ball to knock down tall, thin pins. Photo by Flickr user Logan ... «BU Today, Feb 15»
9
Oakland Park Lanes under new ownership
Candlepin bowling differs from regular 10 pin bowling. Most noticeable are the smaller pins, but there are differences in the size of the balls and ... «PenBayPilot.com, Jan 15»
10
Highest Honors for the “The Hawk”: Richie Halas Inducted in to …
Halas was formally recognized as one of the all-time greats in October, earning induction in to the International Candlepin Hall of Fame at an ... «Chelsea Record, Dec 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Candlepin [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/candlepin>. Jul 2020 ».
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