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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spin·ner /ˈspɪnɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spin·ner n.
 1. One who, or that which, spins one skilled in spinning; a spinning machine.
 2. A spider. “Long-legged spinners.”
 3. Zool. A goatsucker; -- so called from the peculiar noise it makes when darting through the air.
 4. Zool. A spinneret.
 Ring spinner, a machine for spinning, in which the twist, given to the yarn by a revolving bobbin, is regulated by the drag of a small metal loop which slides around a ring encircling the bobbin, instead of by a throstle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads) [syn: spinster,
            thread maker]
      2: board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow
         that is spun to determine the next move in the game
      3: fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water