spinning rod
noun Date: 1870 a light flexible fishing rod used with a spinning reel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spinning rod — noun a fishing rod designed for casting a spinning lure • Hypernyms: ↑fishing rod, ↑fishing pole * * * noun : a fishing rod designed for casting a spinning lure * * * a flexible fishing rod, often made of fiberglass, used with a spinning reel.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spinning rod — spin′ning rod n. spo a flexible fishing rod used with a spinning reel …   From formal English to slang

  • spinning rod — a flexible fishing rod, often made of fiberglass, used with a spinning reel. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • spinning reel — noun : a fishing reel having a fixed spool on which the line is wound by means of an arm or bail actuated by turning the reel handle * * * a fishing reel mounted on a spinning rod, having a stationary spool on the side of which is a revolving… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spinning reel — a fishing reel mounted on a spinning rod, having a stationary spool on the side of which is a revolving metal arm that catches the line and winds it onto the spool as a handle is turned, the metal arm being disengaged during casting so the line… …   Universalium

  • spinning — [spin′iŋ] n. 1. the act of making thread or yarn from fibers or filaments 2. the act of fishing with a rod that has a fixed spool, a light line, and light lures adj. that spins or is used in spinning …   English World dictionary

  • Spinning wheel — For the computer animation commonly found on the Internet, see Spinning wheel (animation). For the Blood, Sweat Tears song, see Spinning Wheel (song). Irish spinning wheel around 1900 Library of Congress collection A spinning wheel is a device… …   Wikipedia

  • Spinning mule — A pair of Condenser spinning mules. These have 741 spindles, being cut down from 133 feet (41 m) 1122 spindles they used to have up until the 24th Sept 1974, when they were retired from Elk Mill, Royton. The mule was built by Platt Brothers …   Wikipedia

  • spinning wheel — a device formerly used for spinning wool, flax, etc., into yarn or thread, consisting essentially of a single spindle driven by a large wheel operated by hand or foot. [1375 1425; late ME] * * * Early machine for turning textile fibre into thread …   Universalium

  • Rod Hundley — Infobox NBAretired width=150px caption= position=Guard/Forward number=33 birthdate=birth date and age|1934|10|26 Charleston, West Virginia debutyear=1954 finalyear=1957 draftyear=1957 draftround=1 draftpick=1 college=West Virginia teams= *… …   Wikipedia

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