Water spinner
Water spinner Wa"ter spin`ner (Zo["o]l.) The water spider. [1913 Webster]

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  • spinner — ► NOUN 1) a person occupied in spinning thread. 2) Cricket a bowler who is expert in spinning the ball. 3) (also spinnerbait) Fishing a lure designed to revolve when pulled through the water …   English terms dictionary

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  • Water tube — Tube Tube, n. [L. tubus; akin to tuba a trumpet: cf F. tube.] 1. A hollow cylinder, of any material, used for the conveyance of fluids, and for various other purposes; a pipe. [1913 Webster] 2. A telescope. Glazed optic tube. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spinner — /spin euhr/, 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 spinner play. Football. a play in which the player carrying the ball twirls about, to deceive …   Universalium

  • spinner — spin|ner [ˈspınə US ər] n 1.) someone whose job is to make thread by twisting cotton, wool etc 2.) a ↑bowler in a game of ↑cricket who throws the ball with a spinning action 3.) a thing used for catching fish that spins when pulled through the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spinner — noun (C) 1 someone whose job is to make thread by twisting cotton, wool etc 2 a bowler in a game of cricket (2) who throws the ball with a spinning action 3 a thing used for catching fish that moves around and around when pulled through the water …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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