There are 2 main definitions of spinning in English:

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spinning 1

Pronunciation: /ˈspiniNG/

noun

The action or process of converting fibers into thread or yarn.
Example sentences
  • Six villages were adopted and continuous spinning, processing and weaving work was entrusted to tribal women.
  • The VFPCK initiative aims at introducing mechanised spinning of yarn out of these stems.
  • Fruit of the Loom is transferring its spinning, knitting and dyeing operations to Morocco, where it already employs 1,700 people.

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Syllabification: spin·ning

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There are 2 main definitions of spinning in English:

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spinning 2

Pronunciation: /ˈspiniNG/

noun

trademark
An intense form of aerobic exercise performed on stationary exercise bikes and led by an instructor who sets the constantly varying pace.
Example sentences
  • She teaches new techniques, including spinning and body pump, which combines choreographed aerobics with weights.
  • The real beauty of spinning, she says, is that you do vary the types of exercise during a class.
  • Fit into the day his work in teaching spinning at local gyms, and even a bit of modelling, and the week is well and truly used up.

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Syllabification: spin·ning

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