Translation of "spin" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (TURN) 旋转 uk us /spɪn/ (present participle spinning, past tense spun, past participle UK ALSO span)

[ I or T ] to (cause to) turn around and around, especially fast

The Earth spins on its axis. 地球绕地轴旋转。
The roulette players silently watched the wheel spin around/round. 玩轮盘赌的玩家们默不作声地注视着轮盘旋转。
He was killed when his car hit a tree and spun off the road. 他的车撞在树上甩出路面,他因此而丧生。
Spin the ball (= Make it turn around and around as you throw it) and it will change direction when it hits the ground. 把球旋转起来再抛出去,球触地时就会改变方向。
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. 我开始感觉天旋地转,头昏眼花。

(Translation of “spin verb (TURN)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)