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A rapid turning or whirling motion
“Sans its right engine, the skimmer shot hard to the right, and the rider swerved left to avoid it as it whirled in a sickening spin and crashed to the ground.”
The presenting of information in a way that creates a favourable impression
“The Conference of Mayors made a somewhat bizarre attempt to put a positive spin on the survey's findings.”
A brief trip in a vehicle for pleasure
“A day at Dublin Zoo, a trip to Mount Usher and even a spin on the new Luas and around the rejuvenated city centre was most enjoyable for all.”
A state of mental confusion
“… the news left me all in a spin.”
Turn or cause to turn or whirl round quickly
“… spinning on its axis, the Earth makes one complete rotation every 23 hours 56 minutes 4 seconds.”
To be in a confused state as if from being twirled around
“The smell of fish sauce sent my head spinning so I was trying to find Italian food instead in Bangkok.”
Go around, make go around
“The Earth spins on its own axis.”
To make yarn by twisting and winding fibers together
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