Definition of 'spin'
Example sentences containing 'spin'
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The car suddenly spun out of control. The Sun (2011)To call him a monster was just spin by his successors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The modern epidemic of stress has been given an evolutionary spin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The vehicle had gone into a spin and toppled over a bridge barrier. The Sun (2011)They would include the politics of spin. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They have spun a story that is completely false. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We make gestures and spin around in time to see ourselves making them. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Twitter can be used to publish factual information provided there is no political spin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The leading spin bowler will also feature automatically in one of them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The world has spun off its axis. The Sun (2008)We were waiting for her head to spin round! The Sun (2006)Both vehicles were sent spinning before hitting oncoming traffic and knocking a motorcyclist from his machine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The room spun around our heads as we talked and fought. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Wasps have lost three games on the spin. The Sun (2006)You have to put spin on defeats. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is always a gamble about wrist spin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We went back to his flat and watched the film three times on the spin. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Both cars spin onto the grass. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It constructs and spends its entire growing life in a tangled scaffolding of threads spun across the surface of the rock wall. Caves and Cave Life (1993)That way they can spin it out until July at least. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I have found it difficult at times to deceive him because he reads the length and the spin so quickly! Times, Sunday Times (2008)From cotton spinning to pattern cutting, the skills are there to make in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To work it off: 35 minutes of a spinning class. The Sun (2012)I have been spoiled watching wonderful players and I enjoyed spin bowling. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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In Common Usage. spin is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'spin'
British English: spin VERB
If something spins or if you spin it, it turns quickly around a central point.
The disc, used for small portable computers, spins 3600 times a minute.
Definition of spin from the Collins English Dictionary
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