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spindle in Engineering topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspindlespin‧dle /ˈspɪndl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TEa part of a machine shaped like a stick, around which something turns2 TIMa round pointed stick used for twisting the thread when you are spinning wool
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spindleThis is exactly what would be expected if alcohol acts as a spindle disrupting agent.The Cucuteni graves contained vases, beads, spindle whorls, and three Goddess figurines in each one.The severed blade was raised from the sawdust by an unseen hand and re-connected to its spindle.A few years ago I wanted to invest in a new spindle moulder.The sugared spindles and wings of grass Are etched on great goblets.The king ordered all the spindles in the kingdom destroyed.The control unit, the motor and the electronic parts of the spindle were imported.I watched the spindles turning, unraveling this brittle clew that stretched between death and life.