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Meaning of “spindle” in the English Dictionary

"spindle" in British English

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spindlenoun [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)
(Definition of spindle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spindle”
in Spanish huso, eje…
in Vietnamese trục quay…
in Malaysian spindel…
in Thai แกนหมุน…
in French axe…
in German die Welle…
in Chinese (Simplified) (机器的)轴, 纺锤,绕线杆…
in Indonesian jarum…
in Chinese (Traditional) (機器的)軸, 紡錘,繞線杆…
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