Associations to the word «Spinning»


SPINNING, adjective. Rapidly rotating on an axis; whirling.
SPINNING, noun. The motion of something that spins.
SPINNING, noun. The process of converting fibres into yarn or thread.
SPINNING, noun. Indoor cycling.
SPINNING, verb. Present participle of spin
SPINNING FRAME, noun. A machine that draws and twists fibres and then winds it onto spools or spindles
SPINNING JENNIES, noun. Plural of spinning jenny
SPINNING JENNY, noun. An early spinning machine having multiple spools
SPINNING MULE, noun. A machine that spins thread from fibres.
SPINNING MULES, noun. Plural of spinning mule
SPINNING TOP, noun. A toy with a tapering point that can be made to spin on its axis, either with a built-in pump-action handle, with the fingers or with a string.
SPINNING TOPS, noun. Plural of spinning top
SPINNING WHEEL, noun. A domestic device for making yarn or thread; having a single spindle and a wheel driven by hand or foot
SPINNING WHEELS, noun. Plural of spinning wheel

Dictionary definition

SPINNING, noun. Creating thread.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats