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1. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle.

Synonyms

  • fiber

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • irresponsibility

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Spindle

  • rekindle
  • swindle
  • swindell
  • swindall
  • spindel
  • prindle
  • prindl
  • grindle
  • dwindle
  • brindle
  • windle
  • windell
  • tyndall
  • tindol
  • tindle
  • tindell
  • tindel
  • tindall
  • tindal
  • shindle
  • schindel
  • pindell
  • mindel
  • lindell
  • kindle
  • kindell
  • kindel
  • kindall
  • hindle
  • bindle

How do you pronounce spindle?

Pronounce spindle as ˈspɪndəl.

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Sentences with spindle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Tighten as far as you can in order to seat it against the spindle.

2. Adjective
Turning spindle "a" will make your elevator car go up and down.

2. spindle-shanked

adjective. having long slender legs.

Synonyms

  • thin
  • spindle-legged

Antonyms

  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic
  • straighten

3. spindle-shaped

adjective. tapering at each end.

Synonyms

  • cigar-shaped
  • fusiform

Antonyms

  • rounded
  • dull
  • indirect

4. spindle-legged

adjective. having long slender legs.

Synonyms

  • thin
  • spindle-shanked

Antonyms

  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic
  • straighten

5. spindle-tree_family

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

Synonyms

  • order Sapindales
  • Euonymus
  • Celastraceae
  • Catha
  • genus Celastrus
  • genus Catha
  • Sapindales
  • Celastrus
  • family Celastraceae
  • magnoliopsid family
  • genus Euonymus
  • staff-tree family

6. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • spinning frame

Antonyms

  • detach
  • unfasten
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc..

Synonyms

  • wood

Antonyms

  • black
  • white

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object.

Synonyms

  • spike

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • pull

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts.

Synonyms

  • shaft
  • drive
  • mandril
  • arbor
  • mandrel

Antonyms

  • move
  • fall
  • decrease
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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