Definitions

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  • adv. In a rotating reference frame, along the direction of spin.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He pointed spinward toward the jewelry shop—or what was left of the jewelry shop.

    THE FALL OF TEROK NOR

  • Rom jumped back to look spinward at the smaller entrance to the left of the bar.

    THE FALL OF TEROK NOR

  • Cautiously opening the door, which faced spinward, he saw through murk that the box was a chamber barely adequate to accommodate a man.

    Starfarers

  • He was looking to spinward of port, where Foranayeedli and Sabarokaresh were tiny shadows.

    The Ringworld Throne

  • The mountains were to its left now, drifting minutely to spinward.

    The Ringworld Throne

  • STAR OR STARBOARD: to the right as one faces spinward.

    The Ringworld Throne

  • Sjandra Kei is thirty-nine hundred lights spinward from here, but outside this storm.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • I've beamed direct at all the hub sites that are in range to the spinward of me.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • I have still not recovered contact with any network site known to be spinward of me.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • The silver wire was falling, drifting to spinward in the wind.

    The Ringworld Engineers

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