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KK Pronunciation

〔 spIn 〕


〔 spin 〕

Overview of noun spin

The noun spin has 5 senses

  • spin -- (a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile))

  • spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl -- (the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting")

  • spin -- (a short drive in a car; "he took the new car for a spin")

  • tailspin, spin -- (rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral)

  • spin -- (a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion); "the campaign put a favorable spin on the story")

Overview of verb spin

The verb spin has 8 senses

  • spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate -- (revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy")

  • spin -- (stream in jets, of liquids; "The creek spun its course through the woods")

  • whirl, birl, spin, twirl -- (cause to spin; "spin a coin")

  • spin -- (make up a story; "spin a yarn")

  • spin -- (form a web by making a thread; "spiders spin a fine web")

  • spin -- (work natural fibers into a thread; "spin silk")

  • spin -- (twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation; "The President's spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrassing")

  • spin, spin out -- (prolong or extend; "spin out a visit")