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spinning1 British & World English

The action or process of spinning; the conversion of fibres into yarn

spinning2 British & World English

An intense form of aerobic exercise performed on stationary exercise bikes and led by an instructor who sets the constantly varying pace

spinning in spin British & World English

Turn or whirl round quickly

spinning jenny British & World English

A machine for spinning with more than one spindle at a time, patented by James Hargreaves in 1770

spinning wheel British & World English

A household machine for spinning yarn with a spindle driven by a wheel attached to a crank or treadle

spin out in spin British & World English

(Of a driver or car) lose control, especially in a skid

spin out British & World English

(Of a driver or car) lose control, especially in a skid

top British & World English

A conical, spherical, or pear-shaped toy that with a quick or vigorous twist may be set to spin

spinning top in top2 British & World English

A conical, spherical, or pear-shaped toy that with a quick or vigorous twist may be set to spin

spinning mule in mule1 British & World English

A kind of spinning machine producing yarn on spindles, invented by Samuel Crompton in 1779

spin British & World English

Draw out and twist (the fibres of wool, cotton, or other material) to convert them into yarn, either by hand or with machinery

spin a yarn in spin British & World English

Tell a long, far-fetched story

spin something off in spin British & World English

(Of a parent company) turn a subsidiary into a new and separate company

spin something out in spin British & World English

Make something last as long as possible

spin someone out in spin British & World English

Dismiss a batsman or side by spin bowling

spin a yarn British & World English

Tell a long, far-fetched story

spin something off British & World English

(Of a parent company) turn a subsidiary into a new and separate company

spin something out British & World English

Make something last as long as possible

spin someone out in spin something out British & World English

Dismiss a batsman or side by spin bowling

spin one's wheels in spin British & World English

Waste one’s time or efforts

spin one's wheels British & World English

Waste one’s time or efforts