Definition of Spinout

1. Noun. (automotive) A skid that results in a car rotating so as not to be oriented in the direction of linear motion. ¹



2. Noun. (business) The formation of a subsidiary company that continues the operations of part of the parent company; the company so formed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spinout

1. a rotational skid by an automobile [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinout

spinosities
spinotectal
spinotectal tract
spinothalamic
spinothalamic cordotomy
spinothalamic tract
spinothalamic tractotomy
spinotransversarius
spinous layer
spinous process
spinous process of tibia
spinous spider crab
spinous spider crabs
spinout (current term)
spinouts
spinpolarization
spinpolarized
spins
spinster
spinsterdom
spinsterhood
spinsterhoods
spinsterish
spinsterishness
spinsterlike
spinsterly
spinsters
spinstership

Literary usage of Spinout

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1848)
"... which is the anterior and superior spinons process; and, below, the anterior and inferior spinous process. At the back part of the spine are two spinout ..."

2. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1869)
"... when beset with bristly hairs called setae ; and spinout when beset with spines, as in the thistle and horse-nettle. Leaves may also be armed with ..."

3. A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1824)
"This distinction the generality of mankind will hardly allow; but whatever be the justice of this preference in favour of the spinout class, it is certain ..."

4. Social Sciences and Innovation by Oecd (2001)
"Before becoming an ethos in the region, the spinout dynamic that became endemic in the region manifested itself strongly in the semiconductor industry. ..."

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