Spin

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Spin or spinning may refer to:

In mathematics, science and technology[edit]

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In sports[edit]

  • Spin bowling, a type of bowling technique in cricket
  • Figure skating spins, a number of different skating moves
    • Sit spin, a basic figure skating spin
    • Upright spin, a basic figure skating spin, with an extended skating leg which is not a camel position; two popular variations of the upright spin are:
      • Biellmann spin, an upright figure skating spin in which the skater executes a one-foot spin while holding the other foot extended over and behind the head, forming a teardrop shape with the body
      • Layback spin, an upright figure skating spin in which the head and shoulders are dropped backwards and the back arched downwards toward the ice
  • Indoor cycling or spinning, a form of high-intensity exercise using a stationary exercise bicycle
  • Poi spinning, a form of juggling
  • Wheelspin, spinning the wheels of a vehicle in place

Other uses[edit]

  • Spinning (IPO), a form of financial bribery used by brokerages to gain corporate business
  • Spinning (textiles), the creation of yarn or thread by twisting fibers together
  • Spin (public relations), a heavily biased portrayal of an event or situation
  • Spin (b-boy move), a b-boying move that involves rotation of the breaker's body about some axis in contact with the ground
  • Spins, a state of dizziness and disorientation due to intoxication ("the spins")
  • Sufi spinning, a twirling meditation (a religious practice in which worshippers spin in circles)
  • Pen spinning, the art of spinning pens using one's fingers
  • Road agent's spin or "Curly Bill spin", a gunfighting maneuver utilized as a ruse when forced to surrender a side arm to an unfriendly party
  • Chevrolet Spin, a mini MPV

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