Spin - Crossword Clue

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ENGLISH
PIROUETTE
REEL
ROTATE
TURN
TWIRL
WHIRL
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ENGLISH
  1. an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
  2. (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
  3. the people of England
  4. of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people; "English history"; "the English landed aristocracy"; "English literature"
  5. of or relating to the English language
  6. the discipline that studies the English language and literature
PIROUETTE
  1. do a pirouette, usually as part of a dance
  2. (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
REEL
  1. wind onto or off a reel
  2. walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
  3. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
  4. an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines
  5. a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
  6. a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
  7. winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
  8. a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector
  9. music composed for dancing a reel
ROTATE
  1. plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil"
  2. perform a job or duty on a rotating basis; "Interns have to rotate for a few months"
  3. turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"
  4. turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
  5. cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle"
  6. exchange on a regular basis; "We rotate the lead soprano every night"
TURN
  1. let (something) fall or spill from a container; "turn the flour onto a plate"
  2. turning or twisting around (in place); "with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room"
  3. shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel; "turn the legs of the table"; "turn the clay on the wheel"
  4. the act of turning away or in the opposite direction; "he made an abrupt turn away from her"
  5. to break and turn over earth especially with a plow; "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring"
  6. the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; "he took a turn to the right"
  7. change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
  8. (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession; "it is my turn"; "it is still my play"
  9. pass to
TWIRL
  1. the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
  2. a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
  3. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
  4. turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
WHIRL
  1. the shape of something rotating rapidly
  2. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
  3. flow in a circular current, of liquids
  4. fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"
  5. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
  6. turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
  7. the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
  8. a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
  9. confused movement; "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"
Clue Database Last Updated: 20/09/2018 9:00am

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