pink-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: make light tapping noises

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent] PINK

The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded.
On road test, the engine pinked noticeably and lacked power going uphill.
Walsh's Vincent pinked audibly as he restarted after his fuel stop.

VerbNet: sound_emission-43.2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: pink.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: cut in a zigzag pattern using pinking shears

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent] PINK NP2[patient] (PP[instrument]) Often used adjectivally.

Seams of fine serge, broadcloth or smooth surface materials may be pinked on the edges.
A flannel lining with a pinked-out edge completed what had once been a lovely cover for baby.
Stitch the seam allowance YA" (6.4 mm) from the edge, then pink the edge.
Pink the edge of the extension if cloth does not fray.
Pink the edge with a pinking shears.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: pink.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: puncture with small holes

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] PINK NP2[patient] (PP[instrument]) NP1[instrument] PINK NP2[patient] NP1[agent] PINK NP2[theme] PP[location]

I will pink your flesh full of holes with my rapier for this.
Who pinked the Dutchman in Utrecht?
4 small holes were pinked on the cup's bottom for gas exchange.
Has any gentleman present not pinked or been pinked on that debatable land?
She pinked the fencer.
I shouldn't be none s'prised if my bullet pinked him.

VerbNet: carve-21.2-2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: pink.03