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Spin

Meanings and phrases

spin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  2. the act of rotating rapidly; twirl; twist; twisting; whirl
  3. a short drive in a car
  4. a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)
  5. rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral; tailspin

spin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; spin around; whirl; reel; gyrate
  2. stream in jets, of liquids
  3. make up a story
  4. form a web by making a thread
  5. work natural fibers into a thread
  6. twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation
  7. prolong or extend; spin out
  8. cause to spin; whirl; birl; twirl
n.
  1. microwave spectroscopy in which there is resonant absorption of radiation by a paramagnet; ESR; electron paramagnetic resonance

spin around

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; spin; whirl; reel; gyrate

spin doctor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a public relations person who tries to forestall negative publicity by publicizing a favorable interpretation of the words or actions of a company or political party or famous person; spinmeister

spin drier

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a clothes dryer that uses centrifugal motion to dry the clothes that are put into it; spin dryer

spin dryer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a clothes dryer that uses centrifugal motion to dry the clothes that are put into it; spin drier

spin off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. produce as a consequence of something larger
E.g.
  • Set in Madrid, a spin off from another sitcom called "7 Vidas".
  • Z is a Shonen spin off manga written and illustrated by Anri Sakano.
  • Said delays have also caused multiple spin off books to be produced.

spin out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. prolong or extend; spin

spin the bottle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a game in which a player spins a bottle and kisses the person that it points to when it stops spinning

spin the plate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a game in which something round (as a plate) is spun on edge and the name of a player is called; the named player must catch the spinning object before it falls or pay a forfeit; spin the platter

spin the platter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a game in which something round (as a plate) is spun on edge and the name of a player is called; the named player must catch the spinning object before it falls or pay a forfeit; spin the plate

spin bowler

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is a right-handed batsman and off spin bowler.
  • It was in 1963 that he decided to play as a leg spin bowler.
  • He is a left-arm wrist spin bowler, and a lower-order left-handed batsman.

spin axis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The spin axis of Mars, as with many bodies, precesses over millions of years.
  • In addition to spin, the electron has an intrinsic magnetic moment along its spin axis.
  • The study also determined two spin axis of (299.0°, 42.0°) and (106.0°, 47.0°) in ecliptic coordinates (λ, β) ().

spin bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also took four wickets at 14.25 with his spin bowling.
  • Thomas' third son Nick is also a cricketer, known for his batting and off spin bowling.
  • Barrington gave Edmonds long practise sessions in the nets to improve his spin bowling.

off spin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is a right-handed batsman and off spin bowler.
  • Bill Edrich was then caught behind attempting a cut from the off spin of Johnson.
  • Thomas' third son Nick is also a cricketer, known for his batting and off spin bowling.
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