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whirl

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 whirl

Confused movement:
— He was caught up in a whirl of work.

synoniem: commotion.

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... meer laten zien



2 whirl

The shape of something rotating rapidly.

synoniemen: convolution, swirl, vortex.

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

3 whirl

A usually brief attempt:
— I gave it a whirl.

synoniemen: crack, fling, go, offer, pass.

Nederlands: bod

4 whirl

The act of rotating rapidly.

synoniemen: spin, twirl, twist, twisting.

Nederlands: effect, schroef, spin, wervelbeweging, werveling
Pools: młyniec

werkwoord

1 whirl

Turn in a twisting or spinning motion.

synoniemen: swirl, twiddle, twirl.

Nederlands: wervelen

2 whirl

Cause to spin.

synoniemen: birl, spin, twirl.

Nederlands: spinnen

3 whirl

Flow in a circular current, of liquids.

synoniemen: eddy, purl, swirl, whirlpool.

Nederlands: kolken

4 whirl

Revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis:
— The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy.

synoniemen: gyrate, reel, spin, spin around.

Roget 312: rotate; roll along; revolve, spin; turn round; circumvolve; circulate; gyre, gyrate, wheel, whirl, pirouette; twirl, trundle, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: spinnen

5 whirl

Fly around:
— Rising smoke whirled in the air.

synoniemen: tumble, whirl around.


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