Main meanings of spinning in English

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Pronunciation /ˈspɪnɪŋ/

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noun

mass noun
  • The action or process of spinning; the conversion of fibres into yarn.

    ‘in fine weather spinning was done out of doors’
    • ‘Six villages were adopted and continuous spinning, processing and weaving work was entrusted to tribal women.’
    • ‘The VFPCK initiative aims at introducing mechanised spinning of yarn out of these stems.’
    • ‘Fruit of the Loom is transferring its spinning, knitting and dyeing operations to Morocco, where it already employs 1,700 people.’
    • ‘Traditional Sumu crafts included spinning, weaving, and dyeing cotton for clothes and household items such as sheets.’
    • ‘In the textile industry much spinning was for long done by peasant-women at home with their spinning-wheels.’
    • ‘The sea-world over, sailormen love to beguile the days of calm, to put to flight hours of ennui, by the spinning of yarns.’
    • ‘Each of these processes probably took place in separate cottages and spinning was seen as a job for women while weaving was seen as a man's job.’
    • ‘I did some spinning in the weekend on the spindle, but I ain't sure of that new link over there.’
    • ‘The women, in terms of their spinning and weaving, obviously, would find a new impetus in working with the produce of their own sheep.’
    • ‘Quashiba must guess the little man's whole name during the three nights of spinning and weaving.’
    • ‘Trudy saw him leave every morning as her mother, Clarice, began her spinning and weaving.’
    • ‘Gandhiji's espousal of khadi is legendary but few are aware that he himself learnt carding and spinning at Mani Bhawan in 1917.’
    • ‘For a very long time, fine spinning and weaving, complex dyeing, and embroidery were the finest arts of clothing, and construction was simple where it existed.’
    • ‘A spinning and weaving demonstration was held in the school with glass blowing and pottery behind the Kings Head.’
    • ‘Even then, it was calculated that half the cost of a piece of finished cotton cloth was accounted for by the labour of spinning.’
    • ‘Moreover, in discussing spinning with a wheel, she notes how much change there was in working conditions as the middle ages continued into the early modern world.’
    • ‘Their business, however, was anything but wired: construction and spinning.’

Main meanings of spinning in English

: spinning1spinning2

spinning2

Pronunciation /ˈspɪnɪŋ/

Translate spinning into Spanish

noun

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  • An intense form of aerobic exercise performed on stationary exercise bikes and led by an instructor who sets the constantly varying pace.

    ‘She teaches new techniques, including spinning and body pump, which combines choreographed aerobics with weights.’
    • ‘The real beauty of spinning, she says, is that you do vary the types of exercise during a class.’
    • ‘Fit into the day his work in teaching spinning at local gyms, and even a bit of modelling, and the week is well and truly used up.’
    • ‘I could do spinning for the first 15 minutes: after that I thought I was going to both throw up and cry.’
    • ‘Most instructors are certified to teach spinning.’