a game in which one member of a group spins a platter on its edge and a designated member must catch it before it falls or pay a forfeit.
adjective 1. having a lyric quality with a strong, dramatic element: a spinto soprano voice.
noun magnetoelectronics, giant magnetoresistance, spin-based electronics; a new technology exploiting quantum properties of electrons’ spin for a new generation of electronic devices
noun, Zoology, Botany. 1. a small spine. noun 1. (biology) a very small spine, thorn, or prickle
- Spin vector
spin vector Physics A vector quantity used to represent the spin angular momentum of a particle. Its magnitude represents the magnitude of the spin, while its direction lies along the axis of rotation of the particle, following the right hand rule.