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Through a delicate process, and with minimal computer assistance, de Grey fused copies of the Moser spindle and another small assembly of points into a 20,425-vertex monstrosity that could not be colored using four colors.
The circular office building still occupied by Capitol resembles a stack of records on a turntable with the spindle pointing toward the sky.
Not every porch is all Victorian spindles, brackets and turned balustrades.
His first foray into designing and manufacturing was a result of his frustration that his own bottom bracket spindle kept breaking.
An egg is one cell, the largest cell in the body, and contains a lot of fluid and a structure called a spindle, which helps organize the chromosomes.
Please note: Boston Ballet cannot be held responsible for any curses, spindle-pricks, bitter fairies, or unsolicited prince kisses.
There are doors and windows, architectural columns and decorative finials, balusters and spindles, as well as bins of hinges, drawer pulls and other hardware from whatever time period one desires.
De Grey based his graph on a gadget called the Moser spindle, named after mathematical brothers Leo and William Moser.
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Definition of spindle
spindlerplay \ˈspin(d)-lər, ˈspin-dᵊl-ər\ noun
SPINDLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spindle for English Language Learners
: a thin rod or stick with pointed ends that is used in making yarn
: the long, thin pin on a spinning wheel that is used to make thread
: something shaped like a long, thin rod; especially : a long, thin part of a machine which turns around something or around which something turns
SPINDLE Defined for Kids
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