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spin

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun rotationcasadh masc1  c m urothlú masc4  c m u to give sth a spin rud a chasadh, casadh a thabhairt do rud, casadh a bhaint as rud 2 noun SPOR, DANC pirouettecasadh masc1  c m upirouette foreign to do a spin casadh a dhéanamh
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3 noun SPOR of ballcasadh masc1  c m u to put spin on a ball casadh a chur i liathróid 4 noun of aeroplanerothlú masc4  c m uguairne fem4  c m u to go into a spin rothlú a dhéanamh, imeacht ar roithleagán 5 noun downward cyclethe school went into a downward spin thosaigh an scoil ag titim as a chéile 6 noun of washing machinecasadh masc1  c m uspin cycle ciogal casaidh 7 noun outing in vehicleturas masc1  c m ugeábh masc3  c m usciuird fem2  c m u to go for a spin dul ar thuras sa charr, rás a thabhairt sa charr, geábh a thabhairt sa charrshe took the car for a spin thug sí geábh sa charr, thug sí amach an carr faoi choinne rása 8 noun circular skidsciorradh masc  c m utóin thart familiar the car went into a spin chas an carr thart orm, thosaigh an carr ag déanamh tóin thart familiar 9 noun to persuade politicallycasadh masc1  c m uhe believed the government spin chreid sé bolscaireacht an rialtais, chreid sé leagan an rialtais den scéal they put a positive spin on the news chuir siad casadh dearfach ar an scéal, chuir siad caoi mhaith air mar scéalit's just media spin níl ann ach bolscaireacht, bolscaireacht ar fad é sin 10 noun interpretationléamh masc1  c m ucasadh masc1  c m uleagan masc1  c m uit's a modern spin on Irish stew is leagan nua-aimseartha é den stobhach Gaelach it puts a new spin on history cuireann sé casadh nua sa stair, tugann sé léamh nua ar an stair, tugann sé léiriú nua ar an stair 11 noun MUS of playing CD etccasadh masc1  c m uafter a few spins I loved the album thaitin an t-albam liom i ndiaidh dom é a chasadh cúpla uairhe gave the CD a spin sheinn sé an CD 12 noun informal DANC turn on dance floordamhsa masc4  c m urince masc4  c m uhe took her for a spin thug sé amach ag damhsa í
verb
13 verb rotate
TRANSITIVEcas verb  c m urothlaigh verb  c m uto spin sth rud a chur ag casadh, rud a chur ag rothlú, casadh a bhaint as rudshe spun a top chuir sí cnaipe ag rince, bhain sí casadh as caisealhe was spinning a plate on a stick bhí sé ag casadh pláta ar bhata, bhí pláta ag rince ar bharr bata aige
INTRANSITIVEcas verb  c m urothlaigh verb  c m u to make sb's head spin mearbhall a chur ar dhuine to send sth spinning into the air rud a chur ag eitilt san aer
14 verb turn wildly INTRANSITIVEcas verb  c m utiontaigh verb  c m urothlaigh verb  c m uthe wheels are spinning tá na rothaí ag casadh, tá na rothaí ag dul thart 15 verb SPOR twist ball TRANSITIVEcasadh a chur i 16 verb flip TRANSITIVEcuir ag casadhcuir ag rincehe spun a coin on the table chuir sé bonn ag rince ar an mbord to spin a coin for sth pingin a chaitheamh ar rud 17 verb of washing machine INTRANSITIVEcas verb  c m u 18 verb of dryer TRANSITIVEfáisc verb  c m ucastriomaigh verb  c m u 19 verb MUS play TRANSITIVEcas verb  c m useinn verb  c m u 20 verb TEXT fibre, yarn
TRANSITIVEsníomh verb  c m u
INTRANSITIVEsníomh verb  c m u
21 verb ZOOL of spider TRANSITIVEsníomh verb  c m ufigh verb  c m unot all spiders spin webs ní dhéanann gach damhán alla líon 22 verb POL for propaganda purposes TRANSITIVEcasadh a chur arclaonadh a chur arthey spun the facts chuir siad a gcasadh féin ar an rud a tharla 23 verb tell in colourful way TRANSITIVEcum verb  c m uaithris verb  c m uinis verb  c m ushe spun him a yarn about being sick lig sí uirthi féin leis go raibh sí tinn, chum sí dó go raibh sí tinn 24 verb rotating manoeuvre INTRANSITIVErothlaigh verb  c m uimchas verb  c m uthe plane was spinning bhí an t-eitleán ag rothlú to spin out of control imeacht ó smacht 25 verb COOK of syrup for dessert TRANSITIVEsníomh verb  c m u 26 verb FISH fish with spinner INTRANSITIVEbheith ag iascach le spinéirspinéireacht a dhéanamh
phrases

to be in a spin

(also

to be in a flat spin

) bheith trína chéile

to give sth a spin

informal triail a bhaint as rud

to spin sb a line

informal dallamullóg a chur ar dhuinean dubh a chur ina gheal ar dhuine

to spin your wheels

(US), informal she's just spinning her wheels in that job níl sí ag déanamh aon mhaith sa phost sin

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