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Synonyms for spindle


Synonyms for spindle

(biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division

a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe

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any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts

a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning

any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object


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Companies profiled in this spindle industry research include GMN Paul Muller Industrie GmbH & Co.
Based on their observations, the team derived a simple mathematical model describing the relationship between the size and shape of the spindle apparatus and the density and amount of microtubules.
Lower the spindle until the straight edge almost touches the tabletop.
Continue to fit the rest of your spindles using the 100mm spacers, making sure to use plenty of glue on the top and bottom of the spindle and the underside of each spacer.
Moreover, dual spindle technology can ramp productivity heavily.
The output signal from the displacement sensors measures the geometric form error induced by spindle radial runout, angular swing and axial shifting.
New designs of spindles used in machine tools are required to show high rigidity of mechanical characteristics, which is a function of rotational speed of motor shaft and the torque on the spindle.
The spindles operate with low friction, low vibration and low wear for exceptionally long life and reduced repairs.
2000; Gonczy, 2002), a growing number of studies in meiosis have revealed female meiosis-specific mechanisms regulating either astral or anastral meiotic spindle movement during asymmetric division: aside from the cytoskeleton itself, molecules associated with cytoskeletal organization as well as molecules that have no direct relationships with the cytoskeleton are involved in these processes.
GTI Spindle Technology now operates a fourth regional tech center, this one in Taylor, Mich.
The classic microscopic features of KS are intersecting compact, coalescing, and sheet-like fascicles of uniform, mildly atypical spindle cells that delineate either slit-like or sieve-like vascular spaces that contain extravasated erythrocytes (figure 1).
In other animals, these spindle proteins aren't as tightly bound to the egg's DNA and remain in the egg after the DNA is removed.
A new innovation from Paar Physica allows users of DV-P series viscometers to change samples and spindles without moving the instrument up and down, and protects the spindle from accidental damage.
It is a metal spindle with an attached clay whorl and substantial remains of spun thread adhering to the shaft.
We report a case of a primary mesenchymal neoplasm (a spindle cell lipoma) in the parotid gland that was evaluated preoperatively by FNA.