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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

References in periodicals archive ?
The car crossed the central reservation, span off the road, down an embankment, crashed through a fence and somersaulted into a field.
Peter Enckelman spread himself as he tried to block, but the ball span off his legs and into the corner as Purse tried in vain to clear.
As it span off the greasy turf it flicked Fabregas' foot and left the home keeper powerless.
Calum Lewis, 29, died when his Porsche Boxster span off the road and flipped over into a field.
As the storm moved past North Carolina, it span off tornadoes which killed three people, injured more than 20 people and damaged buildings.
As the storm moved past North Carolina, it span off tornadoes which killed three people, injuring more than 20 people, and damaging buildings and causing power cuts.
double figures in terms of points, Rubens Barrichello, made excellent early progress but span off when holding third place and later crashed into a wall when trying to avoid the stricken Williams of Montoya.
A helpline has been set up for anyone who knew the three men who were killed when their vehicle span off the motorway just before junction 11 near Banbury, and rolled down an embankment at about 8.
Vucinic then span off Ramires to bring the stand-in Blues skipper Cech to his knees, as did a Pirlo free-kick that went right through the Chelsea wall.
Light middleweight Richardson put Aaron Jackson under sustained pressure but the towering Spennymoor Academy boxer produced one of the night''s outstanding displays as he span off and countered up and down to win a majority decision.
Yet Bellamy soon nipped behind the defence again to provide a cross which span off defender Curtis Davies and forced Friedel into another smart save.
Belper nearly took the lead as Ross Hannah fired over the bar before the ball span off Reds defender Dan Harvey's thigh just over the bar.
Lythgoe, who was twice over the drink-drive limit, repeatedly screeched to a halt and then span off again -- leaving tyre marks on the road.