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- (often science fiction) In a rotating reference frame, along the direction of spin.
- 2015, Steven Burgauer, Skullcap, Bloomington, Ind.: iUniverse, →ISBN:
- " […] You would fall against the anti-spinward wall and slide down along that wall until you hit the floor ..." / "Whoa, whoa, whoa ..." Lars interrupted. "Anti-spinward? What in the world?" / "Moving in the same direction as the Station's direction of spin is considered spinward. Moving in the direction opposite the spin is considered anti-spinward. You sound like a boy asking what one does with his hands when the rollercoaster car leaves the track."