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What are the parts of the spinning top?
I know the spindle is the tip it spins on, but what about the tip?
- M L Kohn
According to the International Top Spinners Association
" The top spins on the point
. This is the smallest part of the spinning top. The other end of the spinning top is the crown
. It's the starting place where we wind the spinning top. Right below the crown is the shoulder
. The body
of the spinning top is the part between the shoulder and the tip. "
I don't know if these are the 'official' terms or just the ones
that this group likes to use, but I'm guessing they're fairly standard.
(republished on 07/13/06)
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