spinverbuk /spɪn/ us /spɪn/ present participle spinning, past tense spun, past participle UK also span
spin verb (TURN)
- The car spun on the ice.
- She spun the globe, and pointed to the Solomon Islands.
- The revolving door spun too fast and knocked him over.
- He spun his partner around until she was dizzy.
- The children spun the carousel round as fast as they could.
spin verb (MAKE THREAD)
spin (sb) a story/tale/yarn
spin verb (DRIVE)
spin noun (TURN)
Suddenly, the plane went into a spin. 突然，飞机开始不停地旋转。
These clothes need another spin (= to be turned round very fast in a machine to get water out of them) - they're still very wet. 这些衣服需要再甩一遍——它们还很湿呢。
spin noun (CHANGE IDEAS)