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Whirl

v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Whirled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Whirling.]
1.To turn round rapidly; to cause to rotate with velocity; to make to revolve.
2.To remove or carry quickly with, or as with, a revolving motion; to snatch; to harry.
v. i.1.To be turned round rapidly; to move round with velocity; to revolve or rotate with great speed; to gyrate.
2.To move hastily or swiftly.
n.1.
1.A turning with rapidity or velocity; rapid rotation or circumvolution; quick gyration; rapid or confusing motion; as, the whirl of a top; the whirl of a wheel.
2.Anything that moves with a whirling motion.
3.A revolving hook used in twisting, as the hooked spindle of a rope machine, to which the threads to be twisted are attached.
4.(Bot. & Zool.) A whorl. See Whorl.
Noun1.whirl - confused movement; "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"
Synonyms: commotion
2.whirl - the shape of something rotating rapidly
3.whirl - a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
Synonyms: fling, go, offer, crack, pass
4.whirl - the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
Synonyms: spin, twirl, twisting, twist
Verb1.whirl - turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
Synonyms: swirl, twiddle, twirl
2.whirl - cause to spin; "spin a coin"
Synonyms: birl, twirl, spin
3.whirl - flow in a circular current, of liquids
Synonyms: eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl
4.whirl - revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
5.whirl - fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"
Synonyms: whirl around, tumble
Charybdis, Maelstrom, Sunday drive, ado, advance, agitation, airing, ascend, avert, back, back stream, back up, backflow, backwash, backwater, barrel, bother, botheration, brouhaha, budge, bullet, burst, bustle, centrifugate, centrifuge, change, change place, circle, circuit, circulation, circumvolution, cirrus, clatter, climb, coil, come about, commotion, contort, corkscrew, countercurrent, counterflow, counterflux, crack, crinkle, curl, curlicue, deflect, descend, disturbance, divert, dizzy round, drive, ebb, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence, embroilment, evolute, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, fetch about, fidgetiness, fit, flap, fleet, flit, flow, flurry, fluster, flutter, flutteriness, fume, furore, fuss, fussiness, get over, go, go about, go around, go round, go sideways, gulf, gurge, gyrate, gyration, gyre, hassle, heel, helix, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, hurry, hurry-scurry, intort, involute, joyride, kink, lift, mad round, maelstrom, meander, merry-go-round, moil, mount, move, move over, pell-mell, perturbation, pickup, pirouette, pivot, pivot about, plunge, pop, pother, progress, purl, put about, rat race, reel, refluence, reflux, regress, regurgitation, restlessness, retrogress, ride, ringlet, rise, roll, rotation, round, round of pleasure, ruction, ruffle, run, scallop, scramble, screw, scroll, serpentine, sheer, shift, shot, sink, slap, slink, snake, soar, spasm, speed, spiral, spurt, stab, stagger, stave, stew, stir, storm, stream, subside, surge, sweat, swim, swing, swing round, swirl, swirling, swivel, tendril, the dizzy rounds, the rounds, to-do, travel, try, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, turn, turn about, turn around, turn round, turn tail, twine, twist, twist and turn, unquiet, uproar, veer, veer around, volte-face, volute, volution, vortex, wane, whack, wheel, wheel about, whip, whirligig, whirlpool, whirlwind, whish, whisk, whiz, whorl, wind, worm, wring, yeastiness
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