whirling table

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whirling \Whirl"ing\,
   a. & n. from Whirl, v. t.
   [1913 Webster]

   Whirling table.
   (a) (Physics) An apparatus provided with one or more
       revolving disks, with weights, pulleys, and other
       attachments, for illustrating the phenomena and laws of
       centrifugal force, and the like.
   (b) A potter's wheel.
       [1913 Webster]
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