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American English: /ˈspɪndl/
British English: /ˈspɪnd(ə)l/

Translation of spindle in Spanish:


  • 1 (Mechanics)
    Example sentences
    • It is for this reason that we spot-face our cranks at the same time we drill the hole for the pedal spindle and bottom bracket axis.
    • Golder uses felt mops, which he makes himself, on a spindle revolving at 3,000 revs, and employs pumice powder mixed with vegetable oil to polish the silver.
    • We currently use both air-bearing spindles and electric motors to rotate the disks.
  • 2 (for spinning thread)
    Example sentences
    • There'll always be a huge demand here for raw wool from Australia, provided we can keep the spindles here spinning wool and keep them away from spinning synthetics.
    • While traveling along the Inca Road, Muller carries wool and a spindle with her.
    • Having prepared the wool or flax the women would then have spun it using a drop spindle (spinning wheels are a much later invention).
    Example sentences
    • The Asoka Chakra could be viewed, imaginatively, as a spinning-wheel without the spindle and spinner.
    • Davis's are flatter, and by this point he had progressed to using bamboo-turned spindles.
    • Nowhere else in India will you see spinning on single spindle charkas with 24 spokes, claims Lakshman Rao.
    Example sentences
    • Attention must also be made to the reels bearings in which the spindle of the spool is housed.
    • A gossamer thread issues from her enormous abdomen at a steady clip, wound by a motor onto a revolving spindle.
    • This problem was particularly acute in the textile sector where a large number of spindles were set up on the basis of suppliers' credits.
  • 3 (for papers) (American English)
    pinchapapeles (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The spindle had papers stuck onto it; one of them slid off and away through the air.
    • Keep track of all your orders with this simple wire order slip spindle.
    • The sociologist said the spindle would align statuses since the orders will have to wait till the cook got them.

transitive verb

  • (American English)
    clavar en el pinchapapeles
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