an early spinning machine having more than one spindle, enabling a person to spin a number of yarns simultaneously.
an early type of spinning frame with several spindles, invented by James Hargreaves in 1764
noun 1. mule1 (def 7). spinning mule noun 1. (textiles) See mule1 (sense 3)
noun 1. a fishing reel mounted on a spinning rod, having a stationary spool on the side of which is a revolving metal arm that catches the line and winds it onto the spool as a handle is turned, the metal arm being disengaged during casting so the line spirals freely off the spool, carried […]
noun 1. a flexible fishing rod, often made of fiberglass, used with a spinning reel.
noun 1. a device formerly used for spinning wool, flax, etc., into yarn or thread, consisting essentially of a single spindle driven by a large wheel operated by hand or foot. spinning wheel noun 1. a wheel-like machine for spinning at home, having one hand- or foot-operated spindle