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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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8 : to make, shape, or produce by or as if by whirling <The woman spun sugar as a demonstration.
In another innovation, Wagner's team has devised a way to seed spun mats with cells.
Though British hand spinners spun home-grown flax, it constituted only a small part of the linen yarn used by British linen weavers.
A basketball-like nucleus when spun, for example, will smear out into a shape looking something like a curling stone.
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