spinner


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Synonyms for spinner

someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)

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board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow that is spun to determine the next move in the game

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So popular are the palm-sized toys that the manager of one of the only stores in Teesside to stock spinners has sold out every day they've been delivered.
"Recently, I became fascinated with the simple fidget spinners that have popped up around the Internet.
I feel that if he carries on the hard work, he will finish with more than 500 Test wickets and enter the league of the best spinners the world has seen.
Tiger Frenzy spinners are available online from www.ZambeziAngler.
The state associations must share the responsibility and produce a lot of fast bowlers and quality spinners. The spin bowling is always be crucial to the Indian team.
"Graeme does give the ball a heck of a rip and gets turn on almost any surface and Simon's similar, he spins the ball very hard, he's an aggressive attacking spinner. He will give a different option for Alastair Cook if they play him because the angles you attack from as a left-arm spinner are obviously different to the off-spinner."
The front spinner was ruined, turns were cancelled, Saturday's duty section had to work overtime to rectify the damage, and night check was awarded hours of overtime writing statements.
"Historically, (the) Melbourne Test match has always needed a spinner, as you don't always pick a team for the first innings," he added.
Smith's thoughts were echoed by WACA groundsman Cameron Sutherland, who felt spinners could have a big impact despite the wicket being known for assisting the quicks.
The blade on the original French spinner was longer than a classic Indiana style and broader at the base, with a slight cupping around the entire blade.
He added: "He has performed very well in the limited opportunities he has had in Twenty20, which is really a spinner's game.
Northamptonshire left-arm spinner Panesar was supposed to be the key man on the final day in Chennai when the home side chased a daunting victory target of 387 on a worn pitch at the Chepauk Stadium.
He was the husband of Margaret Anne (Dearden) Spinner to whom he was married for 42 years, and the father of Karen Elizabeth Spinner and Kevin Dennis Spinner, and soon to be father-in-law of Sarvenaz Zand, all of San Francisco, CA.
I recall one very experienced angler who was an expert with spinners and spinning reels explaining that at times the trout only struck the spinner.
Recently retired left-arm spinner Mohammad Rafique finished his career with the most wickets for Bangladesh in Tests and one-day matches.