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Definition of Spindle
SpindleSpindle Spin"dle, n. [AS. spinal, fr. spinnan to spin; akin to
D. spil, G. spille, spindel, OHG. spinnala. [root]170. See
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
(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
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.
(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.'
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. SpindleSpindle Spin"dle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Spindled; p. pr. & vb.
To shoot or grow into a long, slender stalk or body; to
become disproportionately tall and slender.
It has begun to spindle into overintellectuality.
Meaning of Spindle from wikipedia
(textiles), a straight spike
to spin fibers
into yarn Spindle
(tool), a rotating
axis of a machine
- In cell biology, the spindle apparatus
(or mitotic spindle
to the cytoskeletal structure
of eukaryotic cells
that forms during
- A spindle whorl
is a disc or spherical object
****ed onto the spindle
of the spin. For ages the whorls
have been made...
- A spindle
is a straight spike usually
made from wood used for spinning, twisting fibers
such as wool, flax, hemp, cotton
into yarn. It is often
tools, a spindle
is a rotating
axis of the machine, which often
has a shaft
at its heart. The shaft itself
, but also, in shop-floor...
- Muscle spindles
are stretch receptors within
the body of a muscle
that primarily detect changes
in the length
of the muscle. They convey length
oils are a type of low-viscosity mineral
for use in lubrication
of high-speed machine spindles
oil is free from gumming
- (e.g., in turning
and boring), the units
are almost always distance
per spindle revolution
(inches per revolution
[in/rev or ipr] or millimeters
(Czech pronunciation: [ˈʃpɪndlɛr]) is a surname. Notable people
with the surname
include: Amy Spindler
, American journalist Angela Spindler
- automobile, the spindle
is a part of the suspension system
the hub for the wheel
to the upper
and lower control
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