- 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.
OTHER WORDS FROM spinningspin·ning·ly, adverbnon·spin·ning, noun, adjectiveun·spin·ning, adjective
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The key hardware ingredient is a spinning laser fixed to the roof, called lidar, which provides the car with a pair of eyes to see the world.How a Software Map of the Entire Planet Could Change the World Forever|Aaron Frank|December 27, 2020|Singularity Hub
The real speed, however, comes from the custom non-volatile memory express SSD storage, which can read and write dozens of times faster than a spinning hard drive.
Instead, it may resemble a spinning top, like Bennu and Ryugu, two even smaller asteroids that spacecraft have recently visited.December’s stunning Geminid meteor shower is born from a humble asteroid|Ken Croswell|December 2, 2020|Science News
Two minutes of top spinning leaves me feeling much better than the ten minutes of Instagram scrolling that used to occupy my writing breaks.
Retailers can replicate this experience by adding smooth spinning 360-degree product views, allowing viewers to turn the item with their fingers or mouse.4 ways to make your e-commerce experience engaging and bright|Sponsored Content: Cloudinary|October 27, 2020|Search Engine Land
That distant whirring sound you hear is a long-dead Greek physician spinning in his grave.
He's dazzling, fielding questions, spinning out anecdotes and limericks, sounding 35 and hungry for publicity.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The powerful forces of gravity and magnetism channel matter into huge flattened spinning platters known as accretion disks.
I always visualized history,” he recalled, “but her spinning native cotton with that wheel transported me into it.
To that regard, Mulaney opens with its star spinning a longer joke-yarn based on something that had really happened to him.
It was a mighty simple transaction, but it produced some startling results for me, that same coin-spinning.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Remember how often you used to scold me for tangling the yarn, when you were spinning on the great wheel.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Lawrence returned the fire, and the ball struck Jerry's revolver and sent it spinning.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
They reached the Black Caon road and went spinning into it, some of the wheels in the air.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
The smack was well clear of the fleets and spinning along nicely to southward on a dark night, and Jack was at the wheel.The Chequers|James Runciman
British Dictionary definitions for spinning (1 of 2)
- the act or process of spinning
- (as modifier)spinning yarn