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spindle

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈspɪn.dl̩/
a part of a machine around which something turns, or a rod onto which thread is twisted when it is spun (= made by twisting)
Translations of “spindle”
in Vietnamese trục quay…
in Spanish huso, eje…
in Thai แกนหมุน…
in Malaysian spindel…
in French axe…
in German die Welle…
in Chinese (Traditional) (機器的)軸, 紡錘,繞線杆…
in Indonesian jarum…
in Chinese (Simplified) (机器的)轴, 纺锤,绕线杆…
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