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Synonyms for spindle
ˈspɪn dl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spindle(noun)

    (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle

    "chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis"

    Synonyms:
    mandril, spike, arbor, mandrel

  2. spindle(noun)

    a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.

    Synonyms:
    mandril, spike, arbor, mandrel

  3. spindle, mandrel, mandril, arbor(noun)

    any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts

    Synonyms:
    arbour, bower, mandril, arbor, spike, pergola, mandrel

  4. spindle(noun)

    a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning

    Synonyms:
    mandril, spike, arbor, mandrel

  5. spike, spindle(noun)

    any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object

    "the spike pierced the receipts and held them in order"

    Synonyms:
    capitulum, stiletto heel, ear, mandril, arbor, spike, spike heel, mandrel

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spindle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Mech.) axis, shaft, arbor

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pin, brooch, shaft, stem, nacelle, axis, axle

How to pronounce spindle?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say spindle in sign language?

  1. spindle

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How to use spindle in a sentence?

  1. Slogan of the Free Speech Movement, 1964.:

    I am a student. Please do not fold, spindle, or mutilate me.


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