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Overview of noun whirling

The noun whirling has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. gyration, whirling

(the act of rotating in a circle or spiral)

Overview of verb whirl

The verb whirl has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (6) twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirl

(turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind")

2. (2) whirl, birl, spin, twirl

(cause to spin; "spin a coin")

3. (1) eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl

(flow in a circular current, of liquids)

4. (1) spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate

(revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy")

5. whirl, tumble, whirl around

(fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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