Meaning of spin

Definition of spin

(noun) a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
(adv) with full force; "we are seeing this film too late to feel its original impact forcefully"
(noun) a short drive in a car; "he took the new car for a spin"
a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion); "the campaign put a favorable spin on the story"
(verb) revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
stream in jets, of liquids; "The creek spun its course through the woods"
cause to spin; "spin a coin"
make up a story; "spin a yarn"
form a web by making a thread; "spiders spin a fine web"
work natural fibers into a thread; "spin silk"
twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation; "The President's spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrassing"
prolong or extend; "spin out a visit"

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