span, past participle; spins, 3rd person singular present; span, past tense; spun, past tense; spun, past participle; spinning, present participle;
Turn or cause to turn or whirl around quickly
the girl spun around in alarm
the rear wheels spun violently
he fiddled with the radio, spinning the dial
(of a person's head) Give a sensation of dizziness
the figures were enough to make her head spin
Impart a revolving motion to (a ball) when bowling
(of a ball) Move through the air with such a revolving motion
Give (a news story or other information) a particular interpretation, esp. a favorable one
Shape (sheet metal) by pressure applied during rotation on a lathe
spun metal components
Draw out (wool, cotton, or other material) and convert it into threads, either by hand or with machinery
they spin wool into the yarn for weaving
Make (threads) in this way
this method is used to spin filaments from syrups
(of a spider or a silkworm or other insect) Produce (gossamer or silk) or construct (a web or cocoon) by extruding a fine viscous thread from a special gland
Fish with a spinner
they were spinning for salmon in the lake
A rapid turning or whirling motion
he concluded the dance with a double spin
Revolving motion imparted to a ball in a game such as baseball, cricket, tennis, or billiards
this racket enables the player to impart more spin to the ball
A particular bias, interpretation, or point of view, intended to create a favorable (or sometimes, unfavorable) impression when presented to the public
he tried to put a positive spin on the president's campaign
A fast revolving motion of an aircraft as it descends rapidly
he tried to stop the plane from going into a spin
The intrinsic angular momentum of a subatomic particle
A brief trip in a vehicle for pleasure
a spin around town
a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
stream in jets, of liquids; "The creek spun its course through the woods"
the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
whirl: cause to spin; "spin a coin"
a short drive in a car; "he took the new car for a spin"
SPIN (Searchable Physics Information Notices) bibliographic database is an indexing and abstracting service produced by the American Institute of Physics (AIP). The content focus of SPIN is described as the most significant areas of physics research. ...
Sony Pictures Digital Productions Inc., first known as Columbia TriStar Interactive, then Sony Pictures Interactive Network (or SPiN), then Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment (or SPDE), is an operating unit of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. (SPE). ...
Spin is the first solo album from the ex-Savage Garden member Darren Hayes. The album was mixed by Chris Lord-Alge and produced by Walter Afanasieff. It was released in Australia in March 2002 and reached the rest of the world later that year. The album has sold 4 million copies as of 2009.
SPiN is a four-piece American Modern Pop/Rock band from the Philadelphia, PA area that released their first album in 2007.
This article refers to the Maltese band. For the U.S. (American) group, see SPiN (U.S. band)
A spin is a breakdance move that involves rotation of the breaker's body about some axis in contact with the ground. It is possible to perform a spin on virtually any part of the body, but bare skin often causes painful and spin-killing friction with the floor. ...
The state of rotation; To make yarn by twisting and winding fibers together; To rotate quickly; to revolve quickly; (with around) To partially or completely rotate, including to face the opposite direction; To present, describe, or interpret, or to introduce a bias or slant so as to give ...
(spinning) The process of converting fibres into yarn or thread; Rapidly rotating on an axis; whirling
(Spinning) The process used to produce singles yarns where staple fibers are drafted down to their final size and twisted together. Most singles yarns are applied in the “S” direction. (See Thread Construction.)
(spinning) A manner of fishing employing an open-face or closed-face spinning reel and spinning rod; reel is mounted on the underside of the rod and the rod guides are also on the underside of the rod.
(spinning) creating yarn from the fleece — using a spinning wheel or a drop spindle — to be woven, knitted, crocheted or felted into clothing and accessory items.
The Spinning program utilizes a revolutionary stationary bike, the Johnny G. Spinner by Schwinn, which is designed to simulate a real outdoor biking experience. ...
(Spinning) Process of forming an article by mounting a piece of sheet metal on a chuck and forcing it over a form while it is rotating.
(Spinning) The final step in the production of yarn. The twisting of the sliver or roving. The entire process of making yarn from fiber.
(Spinning) An exercise class that uses stationary bicycles to build up fitness.
(spinning) The forming of a seamless hollow metal part by forcing a rotating blank to conform to a shaped mandrel that rotates concentrically with the blank. ...
(SPINNING) A method of forming or shaping pieces of silver or pewter holloware by revolving a flat disc of the metal over a piece of wood or steel which has been made in the shape of the silver it is to assume. ...
(SPINNING) Feeling overwhelmed or confused; going in circles / The byproduct or consequence of something that you're doing; a side effect / Twisting facts in order to sway someone's opinion
(SPINNING) Is harder to master compared to Spincasting. But it allows you for more accurate casting. For more information, see our section on Casting with the Right Fishing Reel.