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Synonyms for whirl

Synonyms for whirl

to rotate rapidly

to move or cause to move like a rapid rotary current of liquid


to have the sensation of turning in circles

circular movement around a point or about an axis

agitated, excited movement and activity

a trip in a motor vehicle

a brief trial

Synonyms for whirl

confused movement


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the shape of something rotating rapidly

a usually brief attempt

the act of rotating rapidly

turn in a twisting or spinning motion

cause to spin

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flow in a circular current, of liquids

revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

fly around

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Nearly every issue of the Whirl included lists of curious blurbs that appeared under the heads WHY and WHO.
This makes it possible to use WHIRL to join relations with incompatible schemas.
The Whirl still uses screaming headlines to gain attention: "More Than 20 Shots Fired In Fatal Attack On Boy, 16; City's Body Count at 100.
Then shape was corrected, according to functional parameters of whirl pump--mainly inlet and outlet spiral of the pump.
The first in a planned range of products called Cakes of America, Cinnamon Whirl has carried off the ultimate accolade: Catering Product of the Year in the British Frozen Food Federation's annual awards.
In a food processor, whirl 2 garlic cloves until finely chopped.
Then you will feel your senses reel And your heart begin to whirl And I'll buy all your roses and lilies And lavender, girl.
The technology subsequently purchased by True Temper, was a Whirl Wet Model MCD (Modular Conveyor Drag-out) wet dust collection system, manufactured by TriMer Corporation (Owosso, MI).
Louis weekly Evening Whirl and the upstart Midnight X tra, and before it is all over with, the two weekly crime sheets could end up duking it out in a courtroom.
In a food processor, whirl 1 or 2 peeled garlic cloves until finely chopped.
In their traditional tall felt hats and brilliant white garments, turners whirl in unison, attuning to the music of the heart.
If you want a pastrami fix but aren't close to a deli, give this new Carl's offering a whirl.
The weekly Evening Whirl and the upstart Midnight X tra are weekly sheets whose readers number a few thousand at best.
2 : something that is or seems to be moving in circles <a whirl of dust>