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spin·ning

 (spĭn′ĭng)
n.
1. The process of making fibrous material into yarn or thread.
2. The act of fishing with a light rod and a reel having a bail or similar device that guides the line around a stationary spool and that can be disengaged to let the line run freely, as when casting. Also called spin casting, spin fishing.

spinning

(ˈspɪnɪŋ)
n
1. (Textiles)
a. the act or process of spinning
b. (as modifier): spinning yarn.
2. (Angling) the act or technique of casting and drawing a revolving lure through the water so as to imitate the movement of a live fish, etc

Spinning

(ˈspɪnɪŋ)
n
(Team Sports, other than specified) trademark a form of high-intensity exercise using exercise bikes

spin•ning

(ˈspɪn ɪŋ)

n.
1.
a. the act or process of twisting fibers, as cotton or rayon, into yarn or thread.
b. the extrusion of a fiber-forming solution through a spinneret to form filaments.
2. the act or process of secreting and placing silk or silklike filaments, as in the construction of a web by a spider or the formation of a cocoon by a caterpillar.
3. Also called spin casting, spin fishing. the act or technique of fishing with a spinning reel and rod.
[1250–1300]

spinning

  • heckle - First a "flax comb" for splitting and straightening the fibers for spinning; its metaphorical sense developed from its verb form, "to mangle by cutting, to cut roughly."
  • distaff side, spear side - The female side of a family is the distaff side—the distaff being a stick used for holding yarn when spinning; the male side is the spear side.
  • fouette - A spectacular pirouette in which the ballerina whips her raised leg around in an eggbeater motion while spinning on the other leg.
  • turngiddy - Means dizzy from spinning around.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spinning - creating threadspinning - creating thread      
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
Translations

spinning

[ˈspɪnɪŋ]
A. N (= act) → hilado m; (= art) → hilandería f, arte m de hilar
B. CPD spinning jenny Nmáquina f de hilar de husos múltiples
spinning mill Nhilandería f
spinning top Npeonza f, trompo m
spinning wheel Nrueca f or torno m de hilar

spinning

[ˈspɪnɪŋ] n [thread] (by hand)filage m; (by machine)filature fspinning top ntoupie fspinning wheel nrouet mspin-off n
(= unexpected benefit) → avantage m inattendu (= by-product) → sous-produit m

spinning

nSpinnen nt

spinning

in cpdsSpinn-;
spinning jenny
nJennymaschine f
spinning mill
nSpinnerei f
spinning top
nKreisel m
spinning wheel
nSpinnrad nt
spinning works
n sing or plSpinnerei f, → Spinnstofffabrik f

spinning

[ˈspɪnɪŋ] nfilatura