Definition of Spin-dry

1. Verb. Dry (clothes) by spinning and making use of centrifugal forces.

Generic synonyms: Dry, Dry Out



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spin-dry

spiloma
spiloplaxia
spilt
spilt the beans
spilter
spilters
spilth
spilths
spilus
spim
spime
spimes
spims
spin
spin-density wave
spin-dry (current term)
spin-lattice relaxation
spin-off
spin-offs
spin-polarized
spin-polarized fusion
spin-spin energy
spin-spin relaxation
spin a yarn
spin around
spin bowler
spin bowlers
spin density
spin doctor
spin doctored

Literary usage of Spin-dry

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1. Reports and Notes of Cases on Letters Patent for Inventions [1601-1843] by Thomas Webster, Great Britain Courts (1844)
"Mr. Kay's was a new machine, it will spin only macerated flax, it will not spin dry flax, or wool, or cotton. If the fibre he longer than the ratch it ..."

2. Decisions on the Law of Patents for Inventions Rendered by [English Courts by United States Supreme Court, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Woodbury Lowery (1887)
"Why, if these wheels must be at that distance to spin dry flax, and those wheels must be at this distance to spin wet flax—if taking the wet fibre to that ..."

3. Reports and Notes of Cases on Letters Patent for Inventions by Thomas Webster (1844)
"Why, gentlemen, if these wheels must be at that distance to spin dry fiai, and those wheels must be at this distance to spin wet flax— if taking the wet ..."

4. A History of Advertising from the Earliest Times: Illustrated by Anecdotes by Henry Sampson (1874)
"To spin dry wool you need not toil, I've plenty Whale and Florence OiL Set by your wheels, your tongs, and poker And paint your nooks with Yellow Ochre. ..."

5. A History of Advertising from the Earliest Times: Illustrated by Anecdotes by Henry Sampson (1874)
"... I have good Pearl and Comby Ashes ; Should you incline to wash by night I've Candles, too, will shew you %ht To spin dry wool you need not toil, ..."

6. A History of Advertising from the Earliest Times: Illustrated by Anecdotes by Henry Sampson (1875)
"To spin dry wool you need not toO. I've plenty Whale and Florence OH. Set by your wheels, your tons:?, ..."

7. Law Reports of Patent Cases: 1602-1842 by Great Britain Courts (1851)
"Why, Gentlemen, if these wheels must be at that distance to spin dry flax, and those wheels must be at this distance to spin wet ..."

8. Textiles and Clothing by Ellen Beers McGowan, Charlotte Augusta Waite, A. (1919)
"In the English system the wool is oiled before combing, but the French spin dry. The shrinkage is less in the French system and the yarn is fuzzier owing to ..."

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