Synonyms and Antonyms for spindle

1. spindle (n.)

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

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2. spindle (n.)

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

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3. spindle (n.)

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

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4. spindle (n.)

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

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5. spindle (n.)

a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning

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6. spindle-shaped (adj.)

tapering at each end

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7. spindle-shanked (adj.)

having long slender legs

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8. spindle-legged (adj.)

having long slender legs

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9. spindle-tree family (n.)

trees and shrubs and woody vines usually having bright-colored fruits

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