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spin•ner



Pronunciation: (spin'ur), [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that spins.
2. Angling.a lure, as a spoon bait, that revolves in the water in trolling and casting.
3. Also called spin'ner play". Football.a play in which the player carrying the ball twirls about, to deceive the other team as to where the player intends to hit the line.
4. Aeron.a streamlined fairing over a propeller hub.
5. Brit. Informal.nightjar.
6. Slang.a disc jockey.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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