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Spin

To attempt to present a situation in the best possible light. For example, a political operative may attempt to spin a situation in which a candidate who took a bribe by saying it was a gift or donation. The term is somewhat derogatory, but is common in business as well as politics. See also: Jawboning.
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The average water contact angle on various PEDOT:PSS surfaces fabricated at the spin speed of 1000 to 8000 rpm is 30.1[degrees][+ or -] 3[degrees].
The dry shrinkage ratio increased and the birefringence decreased with an increase in the PEG content when the spin speed was above 4500 m/min.
Depending on the spin speed, the combination of the fiber temperature profile and Avrami crystallization kinetics, along with the influence of the viscoelastic relaxation times on the stored free energy and FEC, will determine the system sensitivity.
Average film thicknesses as a function of spin speed are shown in Figs.
Figure 11 shows the prediction of spinning a 10% solution at different spin speed. The effect of spin speed on coating concentration is observed.
It comes with a 2-year warranty on product and 10 years on motor, which has 1200 RPM spin speed. The company says that it conveniently freshen up lightly-soiled laundry in just 15 minutes with Super 15.
The combination of up to 7200 RPM spin speed and SATA 6Gbps interface promises to deliver snappy performance when booting up your PC, launching applications or loading up today's content-rich game titles that also require ample storage space.
One of Leki's most popular Nordic Walking poles is their unisex Spin Speed Lock, with high strength aluminium shafts and length adjustment of 100cm to 130cm.
So the Gambling Commission is going to look at spin speed on games such as roulette, where you can place a bet every 20 seconds, and how play can be better monitored.
It has also asked the Gambling Commission for more information about how better tracking and monitoring of play on FOBTs can help with interventions to protect players, and also if spin speed on games such as roulette should be looked at.