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Definition of "spindle-shaped" [spin•dle-shaped]

  • Tapering at each end (adjective)

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Use "spindle-shaped" in a sentence
  • "Her delicate, spindle-shaped body with its great radiating surfaces and ring of low-thrust ion engines would be torn to pieces by air resistance if she ever entered an atmosphere."
  • "It was as wild a piece of architecture as the other, though more spindle-shaped than conical, more topple than top."
  • "And proper, spindle-shaped spindles for your favourite stickless whorl."