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spinner

1. Informal a spin doctor
2. Cricket
a. a ball that is bowled with a spinning motion
b. a bowler who specializes in bowling such balls
3. a streamlined fairing that fits over and revolves with the hub of an aircraft propeller
4. a fishing lure with a fin or wing that revolves when drawn through the water
5. an angler's name for the mature adult form (imago) of various flies, especially the mayflies

spinner

[′spin·ər]
(engineering)
Automatically rotatable radar antenna, together with directly associated equipment.
Part of a mechanical scanner which rotates about an axis, generally restricted to cases where the speed of rotation is relatively high.

spinner

spinner
i. A streamlined housing, covering, hub, or boss of a propeller, fitted coaxially and rotating with the propeller. A spinner helps smoothen the airflow as it enters the cooling opening in the engine cowling.
ii. Something that spins, such as the arming vanes on certain bomb fuses or a rotating radar antenna.
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"I think there are other better finger spinners out there like Daniel Vettori and Harbhajan Singh - they are guys who have taken more than 200 wickets each in Test cricket' I've only just started."
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I was fishing the evening Blue-winged Olive spinner fall with a traditional spent-wing spinner pattern and was having a pretty good night.
Afghanistan spinners just tore apart BCB XI, showing an intriguing display of spin bowling in two-day practice game which predictable ended in a draw at MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram on Monday.
When aircraft transitioned to inline or opposed engines, spinners weren't initially considered necessary, but for decoration someone developed the Skull Cap spinner that simply covered the prop bolt heads.
Spinner Adam Zampa shined as he bundled off three Afghanistan batsmen which helped his side in restricting them to just 207 runs which Aussies chased easily and registered a seven-wicket victory.