Definition of spinning wheel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


spinning wheel

BrE BrE//ˈspɪnɪŋ wiːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɪnɪŋ wiːl//
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a simple machine that people used in their homes in the past for twisting wool, etc. It has a large wheel operated with the foot.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: spinning wheel