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Spinning wheel

A spinning wheel

A spinning wheel was a primitive technology used to produce fabric. Fifty Human spinning wheels belonging to the Neo-Transcendentalists were among the manifest of the colony ship SS Mariposa when it launched from Earth in 2123. Data defined it as a device for spinning yarn or thread that consists of a large foot or hand driven wheel and one spindle (TNG: "Up The Long Ladder")

In an Earth fairy tale, the character Rumpelstiltskin used a spinning wheel to turn straw into gold. (DS9: "If Wishes Were Horses")

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