Spinning

Definition of Spinning

Spin´ning
a. & n.1.a. & n. from Spin.
Spinning gland
(Zool.) one of the glands which form the material for spinning the silk of silkworms and other larvæ.
Spinning house
formerly a common name for a house of correction in England, the women confined therein being employed in spinning.
Spinning jenny
(Mach.) an engine or machine for spinning wool or cotton, by means of a large number of spindles revolving simultaneously.
Spinning mite
(Zool.) the red spider.
Spinning wheel
a machine for spinning yarn or thread, in which a wheel drives a single spindle, and is itself driven by the hand, or by the foot acting on a treadle.

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angular momentum, angular motion, angular velocity, axial motion, bowling, centrifugation, circulation, circumgyration, circumrotation, full circle, gyrating, gyration, pivoting, reeling, revolution, revolving, roll, rolling, rotating, rotation, rotational motion, spin, swinging, swirling, swiveling, trolling, trundling, turbination, turning, twirling, volutation, volution, wheeling, whir, whirling
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