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Synonyms for spin

Synonyms for spin

to rotate rapidly

to have the sensation of turning in circles

a trip in a motor vehicle

Synonyms for spin

a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)

the act of rotating rapidly

a short drive in a car

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rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral

a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)

revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

stream in jets, of liquids

cause to spin

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make up a story

form a web by making a thread

work natural fibers into a thread

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twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation

prolong or extend

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In addition to USA SportsNet, the report goes on to recommend that two other subsidiaries be spun off as independently public traded companies.
Operations of ElderTrust assets that are leased to Genesis would be spun off to HealthCare as part of the transaction and, as a result, ElderTrust has certain approval rights with respect to the Spin-Off.
As alleged in the complaint, in 1996, CNF spun off CFC, likely knowing that CFC (1) was unlikely to survive more than a few years because the spun-off company had lost tens of millions of dollars in the two years leading up to the spin-off, (2) was undercapitalized to sustain further losses in the future, and (3) was unable to compete in a largely non-unionized market.
Health-Pak will be spun off to existing Health-Pak management, investors and Life Energy shareholders, pro-rata, in the nature of a stock dividend distribution.
owned by Guardian Technologies will be spun off to Guardian Technologies shareholders, pro rata, in the nature of a stock dividend distribution.
CSG), the new holding company created to be the parent of Aon Corporation's (NYSE: AOC) insurance underwriting subsidiaries, which is expected to be spun off in the third quarter of 2002 pending regulatory and board approvals.
As noted in the filing, the name of the company being spun off is United Mortgage Holdings, Inc.