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Spin vs. Quark

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Spinverb

(ergative) To rotate, revolve, gyrate (usually quickly); to partially or completely rotate to face another direction.

‘I spun myself around a few times.’; ‘Spin the ball on the floor.’; ‘She spun around and gave him a big smile.’;

Quarknoun

(particle) In the Standard Model, an elementary subatomic particle that forms matter. Quarks have never been found alone as of this writing, They combine to form hadrons, such as protons and neutrons.

Spinverb

(transitive) To make yarn by twisting and winding fibers together.

‘They spin the cotton into thread.’;

Quarknoun

An integer that uniquely identifies a text string.

Spinverb

To present, describe, or interpret, or to introduce a bias or slant, so as to give something a favorable or advantageous appearance.

Quarknoun

A soft creamy cheese, eaten throughout northern, central, and eastern Europe, very similar to cottage cheese except that it is usually not made with rennet.

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Spinverb

To make the ball move sideways when it bounces on the pitch.

Quarknoun

The black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax.

Spinverb

To move sideways when bouncing.

Quarknoun

hypothetical truly fundamental particle in mesons and baryons; there are supposed to be six flavors of quarks (and their antiquarks), which come in pairs; each has an electric charge of +2/3 or -1/3

Spinverb

(cooking) To form into thin strips or ribbons, as with sugar

Quarknoun

fresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet

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Spinverb

To form (a web, a cocoon, silk, etc.) from threads produced by the extrusion of a viscid, transparent liquid, which hardens on coming into contact with the air; said of the spider, the silkworm, etc.

Quark

A quark () is a type of elementary particle and a fundamental constituent of matter. Quarks combine to form composite particles called hadrons, the most stable of which are protons and neutrons, the components of atomic nuclei.

Spinverb

To shape, as malleable sheet metal, into a hollow form, by bending or buckling it by pressing against it with a smooth hand tool or roller while the metal revolves, as in a lathe.

Spinverb

To move swiftly.

‘to spin along the road in a carriage, on a bicycle, etc.’;

Spinverb

To stream or issue in a thread or a small current or jet.

‘Blood spins from a vein.’;

Spinverb

To wait in a loop until some condition becomes true.

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Spinverb

To play (vinyl records, etc.) as a disc jockey.

Spinnoun

Rapid circular motion.

‘The car went into a spin.’; ‘The skaters demonstrated their spins.’; ‘He put some spin on the cue ball.’;

Spinnoun

(physics) A quantum angular momentum associated with subatomic particles, which also creates a magnetic moment.

Spinnoun

A favourable comment or interpretation intended to bias opinion on an otherwise unpleasant situation.

‘Try to put a positive spin on the disappointing sales figures.’; ‘The politician was mocked in the press for his reliance on spin rather than facts.’;

Spinnoun

(sports) Rotation of the ball as it flies through the air; sideways movement of the ball as it bounces.

Spinnoun

A condition of flight where a stalled aircraft is simultaneously pitching, yawing and rolling in a spinning motion.

Spinnoun

A brief trip by vehicle, especially one made for pleasure.

‘I'm off out for a spin in my new sports car.’;

Spinnoun

A bundle of spun material; a mass of strands and filaments.

Spinnoun

A single play of a record by a radio station.

Spinnoun

(dated) Unmarried woman, spinster.

Spinverb

To draw out, and twist into threads, either by the hand or machinery; as, to spin wool, cotton, or flax; to spin goat's hair; to produce by drawing out and twisting a fibrous material.

‘All the yarn she [Penelope] spun in Ulysses' absence did but fill Ithaca full of moths.’;

Spinverb

To draw out tediously; to form by a slow process, or by degrees; to extend to a great length; - with out; as, to spin out large volumes on a subject.

‘Do you mean that story is tediously spun out?’;

Spinverb

To protract; to spend by delays; as, to spin out the day in idleness.

‘By one delay after another they spin out their whole lives.’;

Spinverb

To cause to turn round rapidly; to whirl; to twirl; as, to spin a top.

Spinverb

To form (a web, a cocoon, silk, or the like) from threads produced by the extrusion of a viscid, transparent liquid, which hardens on coming into contact with the air; - said of the spider, the silkworm, etc.

Spinverb

To shape, as malleable sheet metal, into a hollow form, by bending or buckling it by pressing against it with a smooth hand tool or roller while the metal revolves, as in a lathe.

Spinverb

To practice spinning; to work at drawing and twisting threads; to make yarn or thread from fiber; as, the woman knows how to spin; a machine or jenny spins with great exactness.

‘They neither know to spin, nor care to toll.’;

Spinverb

To move round rapidly; to whirl; to revolve, as a top or a spindle, about its axis.

‘Round about him spun the landscape,Sky and forest reeled together.’; ‘With a whirligig of jubilant mosquitoes spinning about each head.’;

Spinverb

To stream or issue in a thread or a small current or jet; as, blood spinsfrom a vein.

Spinverb

To move swifty; as, to spin along the road in a carriage, on a bicycle, etc.

Spinnoun

The act of spinning; as, the spin of a top; a spin a bicycle.

Spinnoun

Velocity of rotation about some specified axis.

Spinnoun

an interpretation of an event which is favorable to the interpreter or to the person s/he supports. A person whose task is to provide such interpretations for public relations purposes is called a spin doctor.

Spinnoun

a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)

Spinnoun

the act of rotating rapidly;

‘he gave the crank a spin’; ‘it broke off after much twisting’;

Spinnoun

a short drive in a car;

‘he took the new car for a spin’;

Spinnoun

rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral

Spinnoun

a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion);

‘the campaign put a favorable spin on the story’;

Spinverb

revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis;

‘The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy’;

Spinverb

stream in jets, of liquids;

‘The creek spun its course through the woods’;

Spinverb

cause to spin;

‘spin a coin’;

Spinverb

make up a story;

‘spin a yarn’;

Spinverb

form a web by making a thread;

‘spiders spin a fine web’;

Spinverb

work natural fibers into a thread;

‘spin silk’;

Spinverb

twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation;

‘The President's spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrasing’;

Spinverb

prolong or extend;

‘spin out a visit’;

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