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A safety pin, a variation of the regular pin, is a simple fastening device which includes a simple spring mechanism and a clasp. The clasp covers the end of the pin to protect the user as well as forms a closed loop fastening the pin to whatever it is applied to. Safety pins have a large variety of functions, often used for fastening fabric, cloth diapers, or patching clothing. The clasp...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.