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spin /spin/
  • danh từ
    • sự quay tròn, sự xoay tròn
    • (hàng không) sự vừa đâm xuống vừa quay tròn
    • (thể dục,thể thao) sự xoáy (bóng crickê)
    • sự đi chơi; cuộc đi chơi ngắn, cuộc đi dạo (bằng xe đạp, thuyền...)
      • to go for a spin: đi dạo chơi; đi bơi thuyền
  • ngoại động từ spun, (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) span; spun
    • quay (tơ)
    • chăng (tơ nhện)
    • tiện (bằng máy)
    • ((thường) + out) kể (một câu chuyện); biên soạn
      • to spin a yarn: kể chuyện huyên thiên; kể chuyện bịa
    • làm quay tròn (con quay, người nào); làm lảo đảo
      • to send somebody spinning: đánh ai lảo đảo
    • (từ lóng) đánh hỏng (thí sinh)
    • nội động từ
      • xe chỉ, xe tơ
      • chăng tơ (nhện); kéo kén (tằm)
      • câu cá bằng mồi quay
      • xoay tròn; lảo đảo
      • lướt đi nhẹ nhàng (đi xe đạp)
      • to spin out
        • kéo dài (bài diễn văn, cuộc thảo luận, cuộc đời...)
      • (thể dục,thể thao) đánh xoáy bóng cho (đối thủ) không đỡ được (crickê)
    Concise Dictionary
    +a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
    +the act of rotating rapidly
    +a short drive in a car
    +rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral
    +a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)
    +revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
    +stream in jets, of liquids
    +cause to spin
    +make up a story
    +form a web by making a thread
    +work natural fibers into a thread
    +twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation
    +prolong or extend

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 revolve, turn, rotate, gyrate, twirl, whirl, twist, reel, pirouette, pivot:
    The car spun out of control on the ice. Fred spun Ginger around the dance floor.
    2 invent, concoct, make up, devise, produce, fabricate; weave, relate, retail, recount, narrate, tell, unfold:
    Each night, father would spin a new chapter in the yarn of the vagabond princess.
    3 be dizzy, suffer vertigo, swim, whirl, be giddy:
    My head was spinning from so much attention by the media.
    4 spin off. separate, derive:
    The manufacturer spun off two new companies specializing in parts and service.
    5 spin out. prolong, protract, drag or draw out, stretch out, perpetuate, continue, extend, keep alive, keep going:
    The case was spun out for years in the courts.
    6 whirl, whirling, twirl, twirling, turn, turning, gyration, reel, pirouette, revolution, revolving, rotation, rotating:
    He puts a spin on the ball when he throws it. Is the spin of all planets in the same direction?
    7 drive, whirl, joyride, ride, tour, excursion, outing, jaunt:
    On Sunday afternoons we sometimes went for a spin in the car.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    (spinning, spun, spun )
    turn round quickly
    1 ~ (sth) (round / around) to turn round and round quickly; to make sth do this: [V] The plane was spinning out of control. + a spinning ice skater + My head is spinning (= I feel as if my head is going around and I can't balance). + His theories on economics are enough to make your head spin (= make you feel very confused). + [VN] to spin a ball / coin / wheel + We place our bets and the croupier spun the roulette wheel.
    2 ~ (round / around) to turn round quickly once; to make sb do this: [V] He spun around to face her. + She spun on her heel and walked out. [also VN]
    make thread
    3 ~ (A into B)
    ~ (B from A) to make thread from wool, cotton, silk, etc. by twisting it: [V] She sat by the window spinning. + [VN] to spin and knit wool + spinning silk into thread
    of spider / silkworm
    4 [VN] to produce thread from its body to make a WEB or COCOON: a spider spinning a web + A silkworm spins a cocoon that can yield 800 metres of pure silk.
    drive / travel quickly
    5 [V +adv./prep.] to drive or travel quickly: They went spinning along the roads on their bikes.
    dry clothes
    6 [VN] to remove the water from clothes that have just been washed, in a SPIN DRYER
    present information
    7 [VN] to present information or a situation in a particular way, especially one that makes you or your ideas seem good: An aide was already spinning the senator's defeat as 'almost as good as an outright win'.
    Idioms: spin (sb) a yarn, tale, etc. to tell sb a long story that is not true, usually in order to deceive them
    more at HEEL n.
    Phrasal Verbs: spin off (from sth)
    spin sth<->off (from sth) to happen or to produce sth as a new or unexpected result of sth that already exists: products spinning off from favourite books + toys spun off from the popular children's TV programme
    related noun SPIN-OFF
    spin sth<->off (business) (especially AmE) to form a new company from parts of an existing one: The transportation operation will be spun off into a separate company.
    spin sth<->out to make sth last as long as possible
    + noun
    fast turning movement
    1 [C, U] a very fast turning movement: the earth's spin + the spin of a wheel + The dance was full of twists and spins. + Give the washing a short spin. + We calculated the rate of spin.
    2 [C, usually sing.] if an aircraft goes into a spin, it falls and turns round rapidly
    in car
    3 [C] (informal, becoming old-fashioned) a short ride in a car for pleasure: Let's go for a spin. + He asked if he could take the car for a spin.
    in tennis / cricket
    4 [U] the way you make a ball turn very fast when you throw it or hit it: She puts a lot of spin on the ball. + a spin bowler (= in cricket, a bowler who uses spin)
    See also - TOPSPIN
    on information
    5 [sing., U] (informal) a way of presenting information or a situation in a particular way, especially one that makes you or your ideas seem good: Politicians put their own spin on the economic situation.
    Idioms: in a (flat) spin very confused, worried or excited: Her resignation put her colleagues in a spin.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 fast turning movement


    quick, rapid | slow | back
    She puts heavy topspin on her serve.


    go into
    He had to stop the helicopter from going into a spin.
    | come out of | put sb/sth in(to), send sb/sth into
    (figurative) The president's death sent the stock market into a spin.
    | give sth
    Give the washing another spin.
    | impart, put on
    How do you put more spin on the ball?


    bowler | bowling

    2 on information




    put on
    The chairman tried to put a positive spin on the closure of the factory.


    government spin doctors


    with a ~
    The film retells the famous legend with a Marxist spin.

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