— He was caught up in a whirl of work.
The shape of something rotating rapidly.
Roget 312: rotation, revolution, spinning, gyration, turning about an axis, turning aound an axis, circulation, roll; circumrotation†, circumvolution, circumgyration†; volutation†, circination†, turbination†, ... meer laten zien
A usually brief attempt:
— I gave it a whirl.
The act of rotating rapidly.
Nederlands: effect, schroef, spin, wervelbeweging, werveling
Revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis:
— The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy.
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Charybdis, Maelstrom, Sunday drive, ado, advance, agitation, airing, ascend, avert, back, back stream, back up, backflow, backwash, backwater, barrel, bother, botheration, brouhaha, budge ... meer laten zien.
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