spinout

noun
spin·​out | \ ˈspin-ˌau̇t How to pronounce spinout (audio) \

Definition of spinout

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a rotational skid by an automobile that usually causes it to leave the roadway

spin out

verb
spun out; spinning out; spins out

Definition of spin out (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to make a rotational skid in an automobile

Examples of spinout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The ratings are given as letter grades, from A to F, and are based on standards set by MITRE, the nonprofit MIT spinout that focuses on improving safety and security. BostonGlobe.com, 13 Oct. 2021 During a week many teams scrambled to repair damaged cars while plotting strategy for NASCAR’s return to oval racing, Briscoe and Hamlin continued their debate over the spinout that cost both championship contenders a possible trip to victory lane. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 22 Aug. 2021 Amionx is a spinout of American Lithium Energy, which has designed rugged batteries for the U.S. military for years. Mike Freeman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Oct. 2021 During a week many teams scrambled to repair damaged cars while plotting strategy for NASCAR’s return to oval racing, Briscoe and Hamlin continued their debate over the spinout that cost both championship contenders a possible trip to victory lane. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 22 Aug. 2021 During a week many teams scrambled to repair damaged cars while plotting strategy for NASCAR’s return to oval racing, Briscoe and Hamlin continued their debate over the spinout that cost both championship contenders a possible trip to victory lane. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 22 Aug. 2021 During a week many teams scrambled to repair damaged cars while plotting strategy for NASCAR’s return to oval racing, Briscoe and Hamlin continued their debate over the spinout that cost both championship contenders a possible trip to victory lane. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 22 Aug. 2021 Antibody tests used in the treatment of Covid-19 were brought to market and commercialized by a Mount Sinai spinout, Kantaro Biosciences. Peter Grant, WSJ, 4 Mar. 2021 During a week many teams scrambled to repair damaged cars while plotting strategy for NASCAR’s return to oval racing, Briscoe and Hamlin continued their debate over the spinout that cost both championship contenders a possible trip to victory lane. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 22 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of spinout

Noun

1955, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spinout was in 1951

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Last Updated

1 Dec 2021

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“Spinout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spinout. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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