noun, plural spinifex, spinifexes.
any of several Australian grasses of the genera Spinifex, Plectrachne, or Triodia, having spiny seeds and stiff, sharp-pointed leaves that grow in dense masses.
(Austral) Also called porcupine grass. any of various coarse spiny-leaved inland grasses of the genus Triodia
any grass of the SE Asian genus Spinifex, having pointed leaves and spiny seed heads: often planted to bind loose sand
- Spin journalism
noun news and information that is manipulated or slanted to affect its interpretation and influence public opinion
- Spin machine
noun 1. an organization or group of people acting together to present news or information in a way that creates a particular desired impression
noun, Slang. 1. spin doctor. noun 1. another name for spin doctor spin control
noun, Nautical. 1. a large, usually triangular sail carried by a yacht as a headsail when running before the wind or when the wind is abaft the beam. noun 1. a large light triangular racing sail set from the foremast of a yacht when running or on a broad reach