International Standard Bible EncyclopediaSPINDLE
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
) The long, round, slender rod or pin in spinning wheels by which the thread is twisted, and on which, when twisted, it is wound; also, the pin on which the bobbin is held in a spinning machine, or in the shuttle of a loom.
2. (n.) A slender rod or pin on which anything turns; an axis; as, the spindle of a vane.
3. (n.) The shaft, mandrel, or arbor, in a machine tool, as a lathe or drilling machine, etc., which causes the work to revolve, or carries a tool or center, etc.
4. (n.) The vertical rod on which the runner of a grinding mill turns.
5. (n.) A shaft or pipe on which a core of sand is formed.
6. (n.) The fuse of a watch.
7. (n.) A long and slender stalk resembling a spindle.
8. (n.) A yarn measure containing, in cotton yarn, 15,120 yards; in linen yarn, 14,400 yards.
9. (n.) A solid generated by the revolution of a curved line about its base or double ordinate or chord.
10. (n.) Any marine univalve shell of the genus Rostellaria; -- called also spindle stromb.
11. (n.) Any marine gastropod of the genus Fusus.
12. (v. i.) To shoot or grow into a long, slender stalk or body; to become disproportionately tall and slender.
Strong's Hebrew6418. pelek -- whorl of a spindle, a district...
<< 6417, 6418. pelek. 6419 >>. whorl of a spindle
, a district. Transliteration:
pelek Phonetic Spelling: (peh'-lek) Short Definition: district. ... /hebrew/6418.htm - 6k
3601. kishor -- a distaff
... spindle. From kasher; literally, a director, ie The spindle or shank of a distaff
(pelek), by which it is twirled -- spindle. see HEBREW kasher. see HEBREW pelek ...
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