Definition of pintle in English:
A pin or bolt on which a rudder or other part turns.
- A little further aft, pintles and ammunition for machine guns and rapid-firing anti-aircraft guns lie on the seabed, with a gun and its armoured shield among the debris.
- The hinges are flat straps across the front, which bend over the pintles and form a short neat strap on the back, ending in split curls.
- The internal armament of the helicopter comprises a pintle mounted 7.62 mm machine gun and a door gunner post for a 12.7mm general purpose machine gun.
Definition of pintle in:
- US English dictionary
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