Spin

Intrinsic angular momentum.

SPIN

[cable system] SPIN (or South Pacific Island Network) was a submarine communications cable system that would connect the New Zealand to Tahiti and would connect several South Pacific islands along the way. The SPIN cable would be {convert|6500|km|0|abbr=on} long and will have a 64x10 Gbit/s capacity. It was planned to be in service late 201...
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[Everybody`s Doin` It] `Spin (Everybody`s Doin` It)` is the first and only Australian release taken from Vanessa Amorosi`s second studio album Change. The single was released on 28 October 2002 and debuted at No. 34 on the ARIA singles chart. It remains only two weeks in the top fifty. == Track listing == == Charts == == Sources == ...
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Spin

[physics] In quantum mechanics and particle physics, spin is an intrinsic form of angular momentum carried by elementary particles, composite particles (hadrons), and atomic nuclei. Spin is a solely quantum-mechanical phenomenon; it does not have a counterpart in classical mechanics (despite evoking classical phenomena such as a planet spin...
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Spin

Used to describe the angular momentum of the nucleus.
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Spin

The attempt to manipulate the depiction of news or events in the media through artful public relations - often used with derogatory connotations.
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Spin

The attempt to place a favourable interpretation on an event so that people or the media will interpret it in that way. Those performing this act are known as spin doctors.
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spin

[n] - a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile) 2. [n] - the act of rotating rapidly 3. [v] - stream in jets, of liquids 4. [v] - revolve quickly and repeatedly around one`s own axis 5. [v] - make up a story, as in`spin a yarn` 6. [v] - form a web by making a thread, as of spiders 7. [v] - work natural fibers int...
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Electrons have an intrinsic angular momentum that is similar to what would be observed if they were spinning. Electron spin is sometimes called a 'twoness' property because it can have two values, referred to as 'spin up' and 'spin down'. Nuclei can have spins of their own.
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The spin of an electron is designated by ms, the electron spin quantum number, which can have values of +1/2 and -1/2.In the presence of an external magnetic field an electron in an orbital can have one of two possible energy states, which depend on wheth
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Spin

The rotationary movement of an aeroplane around its lateral axis, either in descent or, with extreme power, for a short period in a climb. A spin is usually entered purposely by putting on full upward elevator and full rudder at the same time, or, involuntarily, after a stall when one wing drops. Some aeroplanes will fall into a flat spin from whic...
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Spin transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Spun (Archaic imperfect Span ); present participle & verbal noun Spinning .] [ Anglo-Saxon spinnan ; akin to D. & German spinnen , Icelandi...
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Spin intransitive verb 1. 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.» Pr...
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Spin

Spin noun 1. The act of spinning; as, the spin of a top; a spin a bicycle. [ Colloq.] 2. (Kinematics) Velocity of rotation about some specified axis.
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1. To practice spinning; to work at drawing and twisting threads; to make yarn or thread from fibre; as, the woman knows how to spin; a machine or jenny spins with great exactness. 'They neither know to spin, nor care to toll.' (Prior) ... 2. To move round rapidly; to whirl; to revolve, as a top or a spindle, about its axis. 'Round about him spun t...
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spin

twirl noun the act of rotating rapidly; `he gave the crank a spin`; `it broke off after much twisting`
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spin

noun a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
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verb revolve quickly and repeatedly around one`s own axis; `The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy`
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Spin

• (v. i.) To move round rapidly; to whirl; to revolve, as a top or a spindle, about its axis. • (v. t.) 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. • (n.) Velocity of rotation about some specified ax...
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(from the article `mechanics`) ...motion of the centre of mass, acting as if all the body`s mass were concentrated at that point. The quantity Lc in equation (83) is sometimes ...
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(from the article `Rock criticism`) ...The Wire, the dance culture-based Mixmag, Germany`s Spex, or American magazines such as Spin (founded in 1985 as a younger, hipper rival to ...
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(from the article `figure skating`) Spins are generally performed on either the back outside or the back inside edge of the blade. A sit spin is done in sitting position, with the body ...
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in physics, the amount of angular momentum associated with a subatomic particle or nucleus and measured in multiples of a unit called the Dirac h, or ... [12 related articles]
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[Lifehouse song] `Spin` is a song by American alternative rock band Lifehouse from their 2002 album, Stanley Climbfall. It was written by Jason Wade and produced by Ron Aniello. The song received positive reviews from music critics and peaked at #71 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. ==Background== `Spin` is four minutes and 52 seconds long. I...
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[operating system] The SPIN Operating System is a research project implemented in the computer programming language Modula-3, and is an Open Source project. It is designed with three goals in mind: flexibility, safety and performance. SPIN was developed at the University of Washington. The kernel can be extended by dynamically loaded module...
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