spin

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spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution Argiopidae , family Argiopidae , orb-weaver
spin (usually of a moving ball) that retards or reverses the forward motion backspin
pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approach the batter bender , breaking ball , curve , curve ball
subatomic particle with integral spin boson
spin off byproduct , divestiture , offshoot , outcome , outgrowth
(sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball cut , undercut
moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons eggar , egger
ball's horizontal twist or spin English
(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist English , side
small moths whose larvae spin silken tunnels and feed on stored food products Ephestia , genus Ephestia
subatomic particle with half-integral spin fermion
spin around axis gyrate , revolve , rotate
baseball pitch thrown with little speed or spin knuckleball , knuckler
electrically neutral baryon with isotopic spin 1 lambda hyperon , lambda particle
moth whose gregarious larvae spin carpets Malacosoma disstria , tent-caterpillar moth
full spin on one foot or toe pirouette
(ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet) pirouette
tiptoe, spin on pirouette
spin on toe or ball of foot in ballet pirouette
spin around a center rotate
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