1. Noun.  The state of rotation.
  2. Verb.  (transitive) To make yarn by twisting and winding fibers together.
  3. Verb.  (transitive, intransitive) To rotate or revolve, usually quickly.
  4. Verb.  (transitive, intransitive) ''(with around)'' To partially or completely rotate, including to face the opposite direction.
  5. Verb.  To present, describe, or interpret, or to introduce a bias or slant so as to give something a favorable or advantageous appearance.
  6. Verb.  (context, cricket) To make the ball move sideways when it bounces on the pitch.
  7. Verb.  (context, cricket) To move sideways when bouncing.
  8. Verb.  (context, cooking) To form into thin strips or ribbons, as with sugar.
  9. Noun.  Circular motion.
  10. Noun.  (physics) A quantum angular momentum associated with subatomic particles, which also creates a magnetic moment.
  11. Noun.  A favourable comment or interpretation intended to bias opinion on an otherwise unpleasant situation.
  12. Noun.  (cricket) Rotation of the ball as it flies through the air; sideways movement of the ball as it bounces.
  13. Noun.  A condition of flight where a stalled aircraft is simultaneously pitching, yawing and rolling in a spinning motion.
  14. Noun.  A brief trip by vehicle.
  15. Adjective.  (cricket) Describing a spin bowler, or his style of bowling.

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