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Definition of Spindle shell

Spindle shell
Spindle Spin"dle, n. [AS. spinal, fr. spinnan to spin; akin to D. spil, G. spille, spindel, OHG. spinnala. [root]170. See Spin.] 1. The long, round, slender rod or pin in spinning wheels by which the thread is twisted, and on which, when twisted, it is wound; also, the pin on which the bobbin is held in a spinning machine, or in the shuttle of a loom. 2. A slender rod or pin on which anything turns; an axis; as, the spindle of a vane. Specifically: (a) (Mach.) The shaft, mandrel, or arbor, in a machine tool, as a lathe or drilling machine, etc., which causes the work to revolve, or carries a tool or center, etc. (b) (Mach.) The vertical rod on which the runner of a grinding mill turns. (c) (Founding) A shaft or pipe on which a core of sand is formed. 3. The fusee of a watch. 4. A long and slender stalk resembling a spindle. 5. A yarn measure containing, in cotton yarn, 15,120 yards; in linen yarn, 14,400 yards. 6. (Geom.) A solid generated by the revolution of a curved line about its base or double ordinate or chord. 7. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any marine univalve shell of the genus Rostellaria; -- called also spindle stromb. (b) Any marine gastropod of the genus Fusus. Dead spindle (Mach.), a spindle in a machine tool that does not revolve; the spindle of the tailstock of a lathe. Live spindle (Mach.), the revolving spindle of a machine tool; the spindle of the headstock of a turning lathe. Spindle shell. (Zo["o]l.) See Spindle, 7. above. Spindle side, the female side in descent; in the female line; opposed to spear side. --Ld. Lytton. [R.] ``King Lycaon, grandson, by the spindle side, of Oceanus.' --Lowell. Spindle tree (Bot.), any shrub or tree of the genus Eunymus. The wood of E. Europ[ae]us was used for spindles and skewers. See Prickwood.

Meaning of Spindle shell from wikipedia

- tubes together in lugged steel frames which also form the s**** that contains the spindle and bearings; the term is now used for all frames, bracketed...
- Lirabuccinum dirum, commonly known as the dire whelk, the spindle s**** or the spindle whelk, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in...
- aperture Hair whorl, a whorl in the hair of an animal Hair whorl (horse), hair whorls in horses Spindle whorl, a weight attached to a spindle Whorl (album)...
- of mounting s**** mills to their arbors. They overlap somewhat (not entirely) with the analogous joining of lathe chucks to the spindle nose. The most...
- common name Syracusan Spindle S****, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fasciolariidae, the spindle snails, the tulip snails...
- outside diameter. Spindle sabots are the standard type used in modern large caliber armor-piercing ammunition. Three-petal spindle-type sabots are shown...
- or turriform or ******** shape top shape spindle shape – the sea snail Syrinx aru**** has the largest s**** of any living gastropod. club shape egg shape...
- family Fasciolariidae, the spindle s****, tulip s**** and their allies. The word "tulip" describes the overall shape of the s**** of these species, which...
- block (handhold) can be made of anything that is harder than the spindle. Bone, antler, s**** and stone work best, as they can be easily greased, do not create...
- In addition to the spindle and its bearings, the headstock often contains parts to convert the motor speed into various spindle speeds. Various types...
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