spinning wheel


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spinning wheel

a wheel-like machine for spinning at home, having one hand- or foot-operated spindle
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He also pointed out the therapeutic use of the spinning wheel - it was a nerve relaxant and could help in gaining steadiness of mind, and in controlling passion.
Gandhi, who considered spinning a form of meditation, had given the spinning wheel to an American Free Methodist missionary in 1935, the BBC reported.
Jill's traditional wheel was very much as you would expect a spinning wheel to look - but her other wheel produced by Ashford is designed to be packed away and carried in a bag which can be put on your shoulder.
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Author Carson Cooper draws upon his extensive expertise in tooling, hardware design, engineering, as well as his personal passion for the classic styled spinning-wheels of yesteryear, in Guide to Making Spinning Wheel Flyers and Wheels--a straightforward, step-by-step walkthrough of the process of making or repairing the flyer or wheel of a classic spinning-wheel.
The 15-year-old was strapped into the pounds 3-a-go spinning wheel when he came loose and was launched into the air.
It's not actually a 4x4 - it has a limited slip differential that redirects torque from a spinning wheel to one with grip.
George Eliot Hospital Pantomime Society are staging Sleeping Beauty at Nuneaton Arts Centre from December 11 and are also looking for a spinning wheel for the family show.
The same processes done by the hand-operated loom, spinning wheel and needle are carried out today in computerized factories.
The tools thus created, such as the spinning wheel, transformed production processes for maximum efficiency.
Erben--The Water Goblin, The Noon Witch, The Golden Spinning Wheel, The Dove
Crew members from the space shuttle Discovery replaced a failed washing machine-sized spinning wheel.