English → English - spindle

n. small rod with tapered ends around which thread is twisted while spinning; rotating machine part or axis; cellular axis around which chromosomes are distributed during meiosis; rod of turned wood

English → Spanish - spindle

s. malacate; huso, eje

English → French - spindle

n. axe; contraction

English → German - spindle

n. Spindel; Spulenhalter; spindeldürre Person

English → Indonesian - spindle

n. gelendong, kumparan, tinggi: orang yg tinggi dan kurus, poros, pasak

English → Italian - spindle

s. (Tess) fuso; (Mecc) alberino; mandrino; (Fis) idrometro; (Tess) unità di misura

English → Polish - spindle

n. wrzeciono, biegun

English → Portuguese - spindle

s. bilro, carretel; pessoa fina e elegante; eixo; veio; espeto

English → Romanian - spindle

n. fus {text.}, arbore, osie {tehn.}, ac, ax, pivot {tehn.}
v. întinde: se întinde, lungi: se lungi că un fus

English → Russian - spindle

с. веретено, мера пряжи; стройный человек; ось, вал, стержень, стойка перил

English → Turkish - spindle

i. iğ, iş, mil, dingil, eksen, asitmetre, yoğunluk ölçer, iğağacı, bir iplik uzunluk ölçüsü, kromozomların bağlandığı lifler (hücre bölünmesi)

English → Ukrainian - spindle

n. пряжа: міра пряжі, високий: висока людина
v. насаджувати на вал, витягуватися

English → Dutch - spindle

zn. spil, as, spoel, klos; spijl, stang, pin

English → Greek - spindle

επίθ. άτρακτος
ουσ. αδράκτι

English → Arabic - spindle

‏محور، عمود دوران، ذراع، مغزل‏

English → Chinese - spindle

(名) 纱锭, 轴, 纺锤

English → Chinese - spindle

(名) 紗錠, 軸, 紡錘

English → Hindi - spindle

n. तकला, टेकुई, धुरा, दुर्बल पदार्थ

English → Japanese - spindle

(名) 錘; 軸

English → Korean - spindle

명. 물렛가락; 축; 세포분열중 배분되는 염색체를 둘러싼 세포축; 나뭇가지

English → Vietnamese - spindle

n. cái mũi quay, con quay, cây trục quay

Definition of spindle

1. A rod used for spinning and then winding natural fibres (especially wool), usually consisting of a shaft and a circular whorl positioned at either the upper or lower end of the shaft when suspended vertically from the forming thread.
2. A rod which turns, or on which something turns.
The spindle of a vane
3. A rotary axis of a machine tool or power tool.
4. A worldwide tree of the genus Euonymus, originally used for making the spindles used for spinning wool.
5. An upright spike for holding paper documents by skewering.
6. The fusee of a watch.
7. A long and slender stalk resembling a spindle.
8. A yarn measure containing, in cotton yarn, 15,120 yards; in linen yarn, 14,400 yards.
9. A solid generated by the revolution of a curved line about its base or double ordinate or chord.
10. Any marine univalve shell of the genus Rostellaria; a spindle stromb.
11. Any marine gastropod of the genus Fusus.
12. To make into a long tapered shape.
13. To impale on a device for holding paper documents.
Do not fold, spindle or mutilate this document.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: spindling
Present: spindle (3.person: spindles)
Past: spindled
Future: will spindle
Present conditional: would spindle
Present Perfect: have spindled (3.person: has spindled)
Past Perfect: had spindled
Future Perfect: will have spindled
Past conditional: would have spindled
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