lynchpin vs linchpin

lynchpin linchpin

Definitions

  • 1) a pin inserted through holes at the end of an axle, so as to secure a wheel
  • 2) figuratively a central cohesive source of stability and security; a person or thing that is critical to a system or organisation.
  • 3) a central cohesive source of support and stability
  • 4) pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on

Definitions

  • 1) a pin inserted through holes at the end of an axle, so as to secure a wheel
  • 2) figuratively a central cohesive source of stability and security; a person or thing that is critical to a system or organisation.
  • 3) A locking pin inserted in the end of a shaft, as in an axle, to prevent a wheel from slipping off.
  • 4) A central cohesive element.
  • 5) A pin used to prevent the wheel of a vehicle from sliding off the axletree.
  • 6) a central cohesive source of support and stability
  • 7) pin inserted through an axletree to hold a wheel on
  • 8) A pin inserted in the spindle of the axle of a vehicle to prevent the wheel from slipping off. Also axle-pin.

Examples

  • 1) Geraniums are the lynchpin of summer bedding and container planting.
  • 2) The lynchpin of the production is the intense and anguished performance of Nesbitt.

Examples

  • 1) Is now the captain and linchpin of Arsenal but linked with a move back to the Catalans.
  • 2) He has become the linchpin of City's success.
  • 3) Flood has gone on to cement his position and become England's linchpin.
  • 4) She wasn't just the linchpin of the family, she was part of the team too.
  • 5) His lack of mobility was thankfully not exposed by City but the Spain midfielder is not the ideal defensive linchpin.
  • 6) ‘Nurses will be the linchpin to the Government's grandiose plans to modernise and improve the National Health Service, one of their leaders says.’
  • 7) ‘But at the same time, she said that these memos, which after all was the lynchpin, the core of your broadcast, were not real.’
  • 8) ‘The diversity and broad appeal that had been the linchpin of its success now drained away like vital oil.’
  • 9) ‘Nuclear weapons are the linchpin neither of the U.S. position in the world nor of its security.’
  • 10) ‘It is the linchpin in the effort to give legitimacy to the post-Cold War settlement, while ensuring that it does not become detached either from power or compelling national interests.’
  • 11) ‘The linchpin to maintaining worker safety and efficiency is preplanning.’
  • 12) ‘Holt, who Allcock describes as his friend and protégé, did not let him down with an outstanding display of bowling as the lynchpin of the team.’
  • 13) ‘Disguised as customers, agents of the three US film companies and public notaries bought a series of popular DVDs at the defendants' outlets and then used the evidence as the lynchpin to their case.’
  • 14) ‘Forti remained a commanding presence as well as the narrative lynchpin, interweaving memories of her family's harrowing escape from Italy during World War II.’
  • 15) ‘Corporations are replacing religion as the lynchpin of Western culture; historians could thus look back on us as we do now on the Greeks or Egyptians, centering their culture around their religious practices.’
  • 16) ‘The United States is the lynchpin of interregional telecommunications traffic, but European countries generate a third more international traffic flows than North America.’
  • 17) ‘A lynchpin of advocacy for literacy programs is that changes in technology and the organization of work are steadily raising the minimum basic skill levels for most types of work.’
  • 18) ‘Herzog is an uncompromising filmmaker whose works have, as their lynchpins, visions of surreal, breathtaking intensity.’
  • 19) ‘They are one of the lynchpins of ‘Blue Link’, a $15 million initiative formally launched in Sydney in October.’
  • 20) ‘The lynchpins of the album are undoubtedly two early, majestic songs that distill the mix of the down-to-earth and the interstellar to its purest state.’
  • 21) ‘After the mass slaughter of the First World War, military cemeteries and war monuments became lynchpins of heavily gendered nationalist myths which were easily appropriated by the National Socialists.’
  • 22) ‘The new building is the linchpin of the medical centre's £62 million redevelopment programme.’
  • 23) ‘Throughout American history, the family has been seen as the linchpin of the social order and the basis for stable governance.’
  • 24) ‘They're the linchpin of Republican efforts to hold the House’
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