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spinning

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spinning (not comparable)

  1. Rapidly rotating on an axis; whirling.
    • 2013 March 1, Frank Fish, George Lauder, “Not Just Going with the Flow”, American Scientist, volume 101, number 2, page 114: 
      An extreme version of vorticity is a vortex. The vortex is a spinning, cyclonic mass of fluid, which can be observed in the rotation of water going down a drain, as well as in smoke rings, tornados and hurricanes.

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spinning (plural spinnings)

  1. The process of converting fibres into yarn or thread.
  2. Indoor cycling.

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spinning

  1. Present participle of spin.

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