A swift whirling motion (usually of a missile).
The act of rotating rapidly:
— He gave the crank a spin.
Dutch: effect, schroef, spin, wervelbeweging, werveling
A short drive in a car.
Rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral.
Dutch: tolvlucht, vrille
A distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion).
Revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis.
Stream in jets, of liquids.
Make up a story.
Form a web by making a thread.
Work natural fibers into a thread.
Twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation.
Dutch: draaien, spinnen
Prolong or extend:
— Spin out a visit.
synonym: spin out.
Moby thesaurus: Charybdis, Sunday drive, advance, airing, angle, angular momentum, angular motion, angular velocity, ascend, axial motion, back, back up, bait the hook, bank, bob, bowling, budge, centrifugate, centrifugation, centrifuge ... show more.
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