- n. Plural form of spindle.
“The name applies to any kind of wooden chair with vertical rods, called spindles.”
“The study focused on how sensitivity to noise during sleep is associated with a type of brain activity called sleep "spindles," also known as brain waves.”
“The machining centre has two opposite independent spindles, meaning that when high outputs are required, two parts per cycle can be machined, or one large part can be machined on both sides simultaneously.”
“Separating various uses onto different spindles makes a large difference in performance.”
“But Mr. Kersels's clown costume hanging upside down, with its spotlighted head—a spinning mirrorball dangling from a long cord—in "Charm (Party Clown)"; his conflation of model ship and spider web in "Charm (USS Constitution)"; and his transformation of a white chair-back's spindles—through fingernail-like Christmas bulbs—into a skeletal hand in "Charm (Hand)" achieve humor verging on pathos.”
“All the spindles far from me, lest I spread my legs and blood pour out.”
“After my hard drive crashed, I noticed I had two blank DVD-R spindles to back-up to organize my different back-ups in addition to the new external HD.”
“Admittedly, Stickley's rectilinear design vocabulary — with its mortise-and-tenon construction, its straight legs, its chair backs and table skirts with groupings of narrow square spindles — deploys the accumulated lingua franca of Arts & Crafts, not to mention the Spanish Colonial - inspired "Mission" style that had arisen at the very end of the 1890s.”
“Jesse Neider for The Wall Street Journal The edge of the staircase has one of the original horse stall dividers with wood posts and painted round metal spindles.”
“People who experience more spindles retain memories better.”
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