"The spin his people are putting on it is that he wants to do this for 40 years," says a talent representative.
How about that thing Jews like to spin on Hanukkah (or Chanukkah or Chanukah)?
He has written for the Los Angeles Times magazine, spin, Vibe, Salon, Los Angeles and others.
From Harrison Ford to Jack Nicholson, many actors have taken a spin in the Oval Office.
The idea that they would attempt to spin her nuanced response as politically calculating is even sillier.
The little fruit-top will not spin on a carpet or any rough, uneven surface.
The room seemed to spin and an irresistible force bore him to the floor.
spin deceleration will take effect in three minutes; and we are counting on my mark towards deceleration.
There teach them to spin and weave—a task meet for a princess.
She show me how to spin and make ball thread, little as I was.
Old English spinnan "draw out and twist fibers into thread," from Proto-Germanic *spenwanan (cf. Old Norse and Old Frisian spinna, Danish spinde, Dutch spinnen, Old High German spinnan, German spinnen, Gothic spinnan), from PIE *(s)pen- "stretch" (cf. Armenian henum "I weave;" Greek patos "garment, literally "that which is spun;" Lithuanian pinu "I plait, braid," spandau "I spin;" Middle Welsh cy-ffiniden "spider;" see span (v.)).
Sense of "to cause to turn rapidly" is from 1610s; meaning "revolve, turn around rapidly" first recorded 1660s. Meaning "attempt to influence reporters' minds after an event has taken place but before they have written about it" seems to have risen to popularity in the 1984 U.S. presidential campaign; e.g. spin doctor, first attested 1984. Spinning wheel is attested from c.1400; spinning-jenny is from 1783 (see jenny); invented by James Hargreaves c.1764-7, patented 1770.
"fairly rapid ride," 1856, from spin (v.).
: A distinctive point of view, emphasis, or interpretation; a distinctive character or style: He put a spin on the facts
[1979+; fr the notion of spin on a baseball or pool ball, which gives a deviant rather than a straight track; semantically related to throwing someone a curve]