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spin

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1 a rapid turning about on an axis or central point

  • the ice skater moved into a tight spin at the end of her routine
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2 a state of mental confusion

  • the news left me all in a spin
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3 a short trip for pleasure

  • a family out for a spin on a beautiful Sunday afternoon
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spin

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1 to move in circles around an axis or center

  • spinning on its axis, the Earth makes one complete rotation every 23 hours 56 minutes 4 seconds
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2 to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around

  • my head spun as I contemplated all the possible problems this restructuring could cause
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3 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis

  • spun the child around until he was hopelessly dizzy
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