1 a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface [syn: nog]
2 small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc. [syn: pin]
5 regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
6 a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing [syn: pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock]
2 pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into into
3 fasten or secure with a wooden pin; "peg a tent" [syn: peg down]
4 stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations; "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar" [also: pegging, pegged]
- Rhymes with: -ɛɡ
- A cylindrical wooden, metal etc. object used to fasten or as a bearing between objects.
- A protrusion used to hang things on.
- A peg moved on a crib board to keep score.
a cylindrical object
- French: tuteur
a protrusion used to hang things on
- To fasten using a peg.
- To narrow the cuff openings of a pair of pants so that the legs take on a peg shape.
- To pin down or otherwise affix using a pin.
- To throw.
- To move one's pegs to indicate points scored.
- To indicate or ascribe, as "He's been pegged as a suspect." Usage assumed to originate from the use of pegs or pins as markers on a bulletin board or a list.
- To reach or exceed the maximum value on a scale or gauge.
PEG may refer to:
- Parsing expression grammar
- PCI Express Graphics
- PEG ratio (Price/Earnings to Growth), a ratio of economic growth which is used in evaluating the prospect of a specific market share
- PEG, the National Rail station code for Pegswood railway station, England
- Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, or the tube used to perform it
- Polyethylene glycol, a chemical polymer
- Program for the Exceptionally Gifted, a residential early college entrance program at Mary Baldwin College
- Public, educational, and government access television
- Clothes peg
- Memory PEG, a mnemonic memory aid
- Currency peg, where two currencies have a fixed exchange rate
- Peg, a diminutive for the given name Peggy
- Peg (drinking), an informal measurement of volume
- "Peg (song)", a song by Steely Dan from their 1977 album Aja
- Pegasus (constellation), a standard astronomical abbreviation
- Tuning peg, on a musical instrument
- a rule in the game of backyard cricket
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