A slender, turned rod based on the shape of a spinning-wheel spindle, which is often seen on the upright members or horizontal stretchers of a chair.
mechanism inside a hard disk drive that moves the heads into place; the axle on which a disk turns.
A metal rod or wooden stick for holding SPOOLS, CHEESES, or BOBBINS on such machines as SPINNER FRAMES, WARPING MACHINES, and WINDERS.
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In an automobile, the spindle is a part of the suspension system that carries the hub for the wheel and attaches to the upper and lower control arms. The spindle is referred to as an Upright in UK-built vehicles and in areas dominated by these cars like Australia, New Zealand etc. ==Design== There are several considerations whe...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spindle_(automobile)
In machine tools, a spindle is a rotating axis of the machine, which often has a shaft at its heart. The shaft itself is called a spindle, but also, in shop-floor practice, the word often is used metonymically to refer to the entire rotary unit, including not only the shaft itself, but its bearings and anything attached to it (chuck,...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spindle_(tool)
- (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division 2. [n] - any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts 3. [n] - a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinningFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=spindle
The part of an engraving machine that holds the cutter.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
A thin tube on to which the spun yarn is wound.
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[ Anglo-Saxon spinal
, from spinnan
to spin; akin to Dutch spil
, German spille
, Old High German spinnala
. √170. See Spin
The long, round, slender rod or pin in spinning wheels by which the thread is twist...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/164
Spin'dle intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Spindled; present participle & verbal noun Spindling .] To shoot or grow into a long, slender stalk or body; to become disproportionately tall and slender. « It has begun to Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/164
See: mitosis, spindle fibre. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinningFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=spindle
any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating partsFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=spindle
(spin´dәl) a pin tapered at one end or both ends, or something with this shape. the thin, tapering figure occurring during metaphase of cell division, composed of microtubules radiating from the centrioles and connecting to the chromosomes at their centromeres. Called also mitotic spindle. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) A long and slender stalk resembling a spindle. • (n.) A yarn measure containing, in cotton yarn, 15,120 yards; in linen yarn, 14,400 yards. • (v. i.) To shoot or grow into a long, slender stalk or body; to become disproportionately tall and slender. • (n.) The vertical rod on which the runner of a grinding mill turns. &bu...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/spindle/
(from the article `respiration, human`) Changes in the length of a muscle affect the force it can produce when stimulated. Generally there is a length at which the force generated is ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/141
(from the article `textile`) ...preliminary to weaving cloth from those fibres that do not have extreme length. From early times through the Middle Ages spinning was accomplished ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/141
A spindle, in furniture or architecture, is an cylindrically symmetric shaft, usually made of wood. A spindle is usually made of a single piece of wood and typically has decoration (also axially symmetric) fashioned by hand or with a lathe. The spindle was common at least as early as the 17th century in Western Europe as an elem...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spindle_(furniture)
A slender turned and shaped column, which often swells out in the lower half and is usually used in rows such as the back of a Windsor chair.Found on http://www.artisansofthevalley.com/comm_gloss3.html
a traditional measure of length used for yarn. The length varied with the material; a spindle of cotton yarn, for example, was 15 120 yards (13.826 km), and a spindle of jute was 14 400 yards (13.167 km). The cotton spindle was also equal to 18 hanks.Found on http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictS.html
A body formed within a cell at mitosis or meiosis, which takes parts in the distribution of chromatids to the two daughter cells. It is composed of a gel and is commonly but not always ellipsoidal in shape. The spindle appears at metaphase, and chromosomes become arranged at its equator. It contains...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/S/spindle.html
spindle: see spinning.Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0918984.html
A spindle is a measure of cotton equal to eighteen hanks.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AS.HTM
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