a person or thing that spins.
Angling. a lure, as a spoon bait, that revolves in the water in trolling and casting.
Also called spinner play. Football. a play in which the player carrying the ball twirls about, to deceive the other team as to where the player intends to hit the line.
Aeronautics. a streamlined fairing over a propeller hub.
British Informal. nightjar.
Slang. a disc jockey.
a person or thing that spins
(informal) a spin doctor
a ball that is bowled with a spinning motion
a bowler who specializes in bowling such balls
a streamlined fairing that fits over and revolves with the hub of an aircraft propeller
a fishing lure with a fin or wing that revolves when drawn through the water
an angler’s name for the mature adult form (imago) of various flies, especially the mayflies Compare dun2 (sense 3)
noun 1. an organ or part by means of which a spider, insect larva, or the like spins a silky thread for its web or cocoon. 2. a metal plate or cup with tiny holes through which a chemical solution is extruded to form continuous filaments, as of rayon, nylon, or polyester. noun 1. any […]
noun, plural spinneries. 1. a spinning mill.
noun, plural spinneys. British. 1. a small wood or thicket. noun 1. (mainly Brit) a small wood or copse
noun 1. Textiles. the act or process of converting staple or short lengths of fiber, as cotton or rayon, into continuous yarn or thread. the extrusion of a solution of fiber-forming substances through holes in a spinneret to form filaments. 2. Entomology. the act or process of secreting and placing silk or silklike filaments, as […]