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English definition of “spin”

spin

verb (TURN)    /spɪn/ (present participle spinning, past tense spun, past participle UK also span)
C1 [I or T] to (cause to) turn around and around, especially fast: The Earth spins on its axis. The roulette players silently watched the wheel spin around/round. He was killed when his car hit a tree and spun off the road. Spin the ball (= make it turn around and around as you throw it) and it will change direction when it hits the ground.Revolving, rotating and spinning head/room spins If your head or the room spins, you feel as if it is turning around and around, and you cannot balance: The room started spinning and I felt faint.Headaches and dizziness
(Definition of spin verb (TURN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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