spinning: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (spin'ing), [key]
- the act or process of converting staple or short lengths of fiber, as cotton or rayon, into continuous yarn or thread.
- the extrusion of a solution of fiber-forming substances through holes in a spinneret to form filaments.
- the act or process of secreting and placing silk or silklike filaments, as in the construction of a web by a spider or the formation of a cocoon by a caterpillar.
- Also calledthe act or technique of casting a relatively light lure attached to a threadlike line wound on a stationary spool.
- spinning (Thesaurus)