Meaning of SPINNING in English


n. the act or an instance of spinning.

Phrases and idioms:

spinning-jenny hist. a machine for spinning with more than one spindle at a time. spinning-machine a machine that spins fibres continuously. spinning-top TOP(2). spinning-wheel a household machine for spinning yarn or thread with a spindle driven by a wheel attached to a crank or treadle.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.