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Spinels

spɪˈnɛl

Meanings of Spinels:

noun

A hard glassy mineral occurring as octahedral crystals of variable colour and consisting chiefly of magnesium and aluminium oxides.

Usage examples:

Legendary for its blood-red rubies and spinels, the mogok stone tract of northern myanmar also prod…

Spines

spaɪn

Meanings of Spines:

noun

A series of vertebrae extending from the skull to the small of the back, enclosing the spinal cord and providing support for the thorax and abdomen; the backbone.

Usage examples:

A soft voice that sent a shiver down her spine

Meanings of Spinet:

noun

A small harpsichord with the strings set obliquely to the keyboard, popular in the 18th century.

Usage examples:

In the spinet, the strings run obliquely away from the player, producing a wing-shaped case, or a t…

Spinetail

ˈspʌɪnteɪl

Meanings of Spinetail:

noun

Any of a number of birds with pointed feather tips projecting beyond the tail.

Usage examples:

There are two subfamilies of swifts: 13 species of cypseloidinae (primitive american swifts) and 79…

Spinets

spɪˈnɛt

Meanings of Spinets:

noun

A small harpsichord with the strings set obliquely to the keyboard, popular in the 18th century.

Usage examples:

In the spinet, the strings run obliquely away from the player, producing a wing-shaped case, or a t…

Spinier

ˈspʌɪni

Meanings of Spinier:

adjective

Full of or covered with prickles.

Usage examples:

A spiny cactus

Spiniest

ˈspaɪ.ni

Meanings of Spiniest:

adjective

Full of or covered with prickles.

Usage examples:

A spiny cactus

Spinifex

ˈspɪn.ɪ.feks

Meanings of Spinifex:

noun

A grass with coarse spiny leaves and spiny flower heads which break off and are blown about like tumbleweed, occurring from east asia to australia.

Usage examples:

It also promotes an appreciation of the spinifex and desert oak landscape that surrounds uluru.

Meanings of Spinifexes:

noun

A grass with coarse spiny leaves and spiny flower heads which break off and are blown about like tumbleweed, occurring from east asia to australia.

Usage examples:

It also promotes an appreciation of the spinifex and desert oak landscape that surrounds uluru.

Spinnaker

ˈspɪnəkə

Meanings of Spinnaker:

noun

A large three-cornered sail, typically bulging when full, set forward of the mainsail of a racing yacht when running before the wind.

Usage examples:

The large panniers at the back held the main sail and the spinnaker.

Spinnakers

ˈspɪnəkə

Meanings of Spinnakers:

noun

A large three-cornered sail, typically bulging when full, set forward of the mainsail of a racing yacht when running before the wind.

Usage examples:

The large panniers at the back held the main sail and the spinnaker.

Spinner

ˈspɪn.ər

Meanings of Spinner:

noun

A person occupied in making thread by spinning.

Usage examples:

She claimed to be clotho, the spinner of the thread of life!

Spinneret

ˈspɪnərɛt

Meanings of Spinneret:

noun

Any of a number of different organs through which the silk, gossamer, or thread of spiders, silkworms, and certain other insects is produced.

Usage examples:

Orb weavers, like the golden silk spider nephila clavipes, spin webs out of spinnerets, organs with…

Meanings of Spinners:

noun

A person occupied in making thread by spinning.

Usage examples:

She claimed to be clotho, the spinner of the thread of life!

Meanings of Spinney:

noun

A small area of trees and bushes.

Usage examples:

And think of the features that make our landscape so gorgeously english: the hedgerows, drystone wa…

Meanings of Spinneys:

noun

A small area of trees and bushes.

Usage examples:

And think of the features that make our landscape so gorgeously english: the hedgerows, drystone wa…

Spinny

ˈspɪni

Meanings of Spinny:

adjective

Mad; crazy.

Usage examples:

The crowd-pleaser isn't shy about showing off her spinny pianissimo higher range, but this one tric…

Meanings of Spinoff:

noun

A by-product or incidental result of a larger project.

Usage examples:

The commercial spin-off from defence research

Spinoffs

ˈspɪn.ɒf

Meanings of Spinoffs:

noun

A by-product or incidental result of a larger project.

Usage examples:

The commercial spin-off from defence research

Spinose

ˈspʌɪnəʊs

Meanings of Spinose:

adjective

Having spines; spiny.

Usage examples:

Spinose forms will need care in collecting

Spinous

ˈspaɪn.əs

Meanings of Spinous:

adjective

Having spines; spiny.

Usage examples:

Spinose forms will need care in collecting

Meanings of Spinout:

noun

A spin-off.

Usage examples:

University of utah spin-out hippo software inc

Meanings of Spinouts:

noun

A spin-off.

Usage examples:

University of utah spin-out hippo software inc

Spinozism

spɪˈnəʊzɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Spinozism:

noun

The theories and views proposed by the dutch philosopher spinoza.

Usage examples:

The doctrine of this philosopher differed little from spinozism

Meanings of Spinozist:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of the dutch philosopher spinoza or his ideas.

Usage examples:

The spinozist critique of religion and materialism
noun

A person who supports the theories of the dutch philosopher spinoza.

Usage examples:

He was a spinozist through and through

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