spinning

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English[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈspɪnɪŋ/
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Adjective[edit]

spinning (not comparable)

  1. Rapidly rotating on an axis; whirling.
    • 2013 March 1, Frank Fish, George Lauder, “Not Just Going with the Flow”, in American Scientist[1], volume 101, number 2, page 114:
      An extreme version of vorticity is a vortex. The vortex is a spinning, cyclonic mass of fluid, which can be observed in the rotation of water going down a drain, as well as in smoke rings, tornados and hurricanes.

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Noun[edit]

spinning (countable and uncountable, plural spinnings)

  1. The motion of something that spins.
    • 2005, Geoffrey Hemphill, Nico and the Unseen - A Voyage Into the Fourth Dimension (page 258)
      these uncontrollable spinnings of the head
  2. The process of converting fibres into yarn or thread.
  3. Indoor cycling on an exercise bicycle.

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Verb[edit]

spinning

  1. present participle of spin

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English spinning.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esˈpinin/, [esˈpi.nĩn]

Noun[edit]

spinning m (uncountable)

  1. spinning (indoor cycling)