spinal vein n.
Any of the veins that drain the spinal cord and form a plexus on the surface of the cord from which veins pass along the spinal roots to the internal vertebral venous plexus.
spinate spi·nate (spī’nāt’) adj. Having spines; spined.
- Spin a yarn
Tell a story, especially a long drawn-out or totally fanciful one, as in This author really knows how to spin a yarn, or Whenever he’s late he spins some yarn about a crisis. Originally a nautical term dating from about 1800, this expression probably owes its life to the fact that it embodies a double […]
- Spin bowler
noun 1. (cricket) a bowler who specializes in bowling balls with a spinning motion
noun 1. spinning (def 3).