Spinner

Definition of Spinner

Spin´ner
n.1.One who, or that which, spins one skilled in spinning; a spinning machine.
2.A spider.
3.(Zool.) A goatsucker; - so called from the peculiar noise it makes when darting through the air.
4.(Zool.) A spinneret.
Ring spinner
a machine for spinning, in which the twist, given to the yarn by a revolving bobbin, is regulated by the drag of a small metal loop which slides around a ring encircling the bobbin, instead of by a throstle.

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