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spin·ning

 (spĭn′ĭng)
n.
1. The process of making fibrous material into yarn or thread.
2. The act of fishing with a light rod and a reel having a bail or similar device that guides the line around a stationary spool and that can be disengaged to let the line run freely, as when casting. Also called spin casting, spin fishing.

spinning

(ˈspɪnɪŋ)
n
1. (Textiles)
a. the act or process of spinning
b. (as modifier): spinning yarn.
2. (Angling) the act or technique of casting and drawing a revolving lure through the water so as to imitate the movement of a live fish, etc

Spinning

(ˈspɪnɪŋ)
n
(Team Sports, other than specified) trademark a form of high-intensity exercise using exercise bikes

spin•ning

(ˈspɪn ɪŋ)

n.
1.
a. the act or process of twisting fibers, as cotton or rayon, into yarn or thread.
b. the extrusion of a fiber-forming solution through a spinneret to form filaments.
2. the act or process of secreting and placing silk or silklike filaments, as in the construction of a web by a spider or the formation of a cocoon by a caterpillar.
3. Also called spin casting, spin fishing. the act or technique of fishing with a spinning reel and rod.
[1250–1300]

spinning

  • heckle - First a "flax comb" for splitting and straightening the fibers for spinning; its metaphorical sense developed from its verb form, "to mangle by cutting, to cut roughly."
  • distaff side, spear side - The female side of a family is the distaff side—the distaff being a stick used for holding yarn when spinning; the male side is the spear side.
  • fouette - A spectacular pirouette in which the ballerina whips her raised leg around in an eggbeater motion while spinning on the other leg.
  • turngiddy - Means dizzy from spinning around.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spinning - creating threadspinning - creating thread      
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
Translations

spinning

[ˈspɪnɪŋ]
A. N (= act) → hilado m; (= art) → hilandería f, arte m de hilar
B. CPD spinning jenny Nmáquina f de hilar de husos múltiples
spinning mill Nhilandería f
spinning top Npeonza f, trompo m
spinning wheel Nrueca f or torno m de hilar

spinning

[ˈspɪnɪŋ] n [thread] (by hand)filage m; (by machine)filature fspinning top ntoupie fspinning wheel nrouet mspin-off n
(= unexpected benefit) → avantage m inattendu (= by-product) → sous-produit m

spinning

nSpinnen nt

spinning

in cpdsSpinn-;
spinning jenny
nJennymaschine f
spinning mill
nSpinnerei f
spinning top
nKreisel m
spinning wheel
nSpinnrad nt
spinning works
n sing or plSpinnerei f, → Spinnstofffabrik f

spinning

[ˈspɪnɪŋ] nfilatura
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In March 2003, charges were brought against Frank Quattrone, the former head of CSFB's technology sector investment banking group, for IPO spinning violations as well as mismanaging his organization to the detriment of research analyst objectivity.
(30.) Coffee, supra note 7, at 5 (stating that spinning "practices are fraught with obvious conflicts of interest--and in extreme cases could even amount to commercial bribery") (emphasis added); Adam Lashinsky, A New Spin on IPO Spinning, SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, Mar.