HyperDic: spindle

English > 5 senses of the word spindle:
NOUNbodyspindle(biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division
artifactspindlea piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe
artifactspindle, mandrel, mandril, arborany of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger / larger rotating parts
artifactspindlea stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning / spinning
artifactspindle, spikeany holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object
spindle > pronunciation
Soundsspih'ndahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > spindle: 5 senses > noun 1, body
Meaning(biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet / meet at the equator in the middle.
Example"chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broaderfiber, fibreA slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
English > spindle: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc..
BroaderpieceA separate part of a whole
SubstanceswoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
English > spindle: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAny of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger / larger rotating parts.
Synonymsmandrel, mandril, arbor
Part ofdrive(computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
Broaderrotating shaft, shaftA revolving rod that transmits power or motion
Spanishmandril
Catalanmandril
English > spindle: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning / spinning.
Part ofspinning framespinning machine that draws, twists, and winds yarn
spinning wheelA small domestic / domestic spinning machine with a single spindle that is driven by hand or foot
BroaderstickAn implement consisting of a length of wood
Spanishhuso
Catalanfus
English > spindle: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAny holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object.
Synonymspike
Broaderholding deviceA device for holding / holding something

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