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  Definition of spin
  1. a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion); "the campaign put a favorable spin on the story"
  2. rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral
  3. a short drive in a car; "he took the new car for a spin"
  4. the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
  5. a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  6. prolong or extend; "spin out a visit"
  7. twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation; "The President''s spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrasing"
  8. work natural fibers into a thread; "spin silk"
  9. form a web by making a thread; "spiders spin a fine web"
  10. make up a story; "spin a yarn"
  11. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one''s own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
  12. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
  13. stream in jets, of liquids; "The creek spun its course through the woods"
Similar Words: tailspin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl, spin out, spin around, reel, gyrate, birl

 

Hyponyms: pirouette, birling, logrolling, backspin, English, side, topspin, sugarcoat, whirligig, centrifuge, centrifugate

 

Entailments: extrude, squeeze out

 

Derivational Morphology: spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate, birl, twirl, wrench, twist, swirl, twiddle, spinner, spinster, thread maker, spinning, rotation, revolution, gyration, whirling, vortex, convolution, twisting, whirling dervish, whirler, baton twirler, twirler

 

Anagrams: snip

 

 
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