spindle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈspɪndəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈspɪndəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(spindl)

Inflections of 'spindle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
spindles
v 3rd person singular
spindling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
spindled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
spindled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

spindle

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [drop, metal, crystal, wood] spindle
  2. a [chair, stair, banister] spindle
  3. a [bracket, pedal, titanium] spindle
  4. [work, operate, twirl] a spindle
  5. use a spindle to [twist, wind, make, weave]
  6. wound the [wool, fabric, silk] on the spindle
  7. wound [onto, on, around] a spindle
  8. cut her [thumb, finger] on the spindle
  9. the spindle [broke, snapped, jammed]
  10. [fit, place] a spindle on (the axis)
  11. spindles on the [wheel, sewing machine]
  12. a spindle of (fifty) [CDs, DVDs]
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