1. A swift whirling motion (usually of a missile) (synset 107456888)
  2. The act of rotating rapidly (synset 100344075)
    "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
  3. A short drive in a car (synset 100310366)
    "he took the new car for a spin"
  4. Rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral (synset 100307036)
  5. A distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion) (synset 100101823)
    "the campaign put a favorable spin on the story"
  1. Revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (synset 202050704)
    "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
  2. Stream in jets, of liquids (synset 202071990)
    "The creek spun its course through the woods"
  3. Cause to spin (synset 202052000)
    "spin a coin"
  4. Make up a story (synset 201643042)
    "spin a yarn"
  5. Form a web by making a thread (synset 201642906)
    "spiders spin a fine web"
  6. Work natural fibers into a thread (synset 201521405)
    "spin silk"
  7. Twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation (synset 200955732)
    "The President's spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrassing"
  8. Prolong or extend (synset 200319507)
    "spin out a visit"

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