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Q & A: Parts of a Spinning Top

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
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
Cola, SC
A:
According to the :

" The top spins on the point or tip. 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.

-Tamara

(published on 10/22/2007)

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