Definition of Whirl. Meaning of Whirl. Synonyms of Whirl

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Definition of Whirl

Whirl
Whirl Whirl, n. [Cf. Dan. hvirvel, Sw. hvirfvel, Icel. hvirfill the crown of the head, G. wirbel whirl, crown of the head, D. wervel. See Whirl, v. t.] 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. ``In no breathless whirl.' --J. H. Newman. The rapid . . . whirl of things here below interrupt not the inviolable rest and calmness of the noble beings above. --South. 2. Anything that moves with a whirling motion. He saw Falmouth under gray, iron skies, and whirls of March dust. --Carlyle. 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. & Zo["o]l.) A whorl. See Whorl.
Whirl
Whirl Whirl, v. i. 1. To be turned round rapidly; to move round with velocity; to revolve or rotate with great speed; to gyrate. ``The whirling year vainly my dizzy eyes pursue.' --J. H. Newman. The wooden engine flies and whirls about. --Dryden. 2. To move hastily or swiftly. But whirled away to shun his hateful sight. --Dryden.

Meaning of Whirl from wikipedia

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- Tilt-A-Whirl is a flat ride similar to the Waltzer in Europe, designed for commercial use at amu****t parks, fairs, and carnivals, in which it is commonly...
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- Primeval Whirl is a steel Wild Mouse roller coaster at Disney's Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort. The ride is a spinning roller coaster...
- The atomic whirl is the logo of the American Atheists, and has come to be used as a symbol of atheism in general as some American Atheist members claim...
- Whirled was a website created by Grey Havens. It was announced at the Game Developers Conference in 2007. It was in the Open Beta stage, but never fully...
- See the Whirl is the first and only album by Leeds post-punk band Delta 5. Side A "Innocenti" - 02:03 "Final Scene" - 02:42 "Circuit" - 01:59 "Open Life"...
- theologian. The Mevlevis are also known as the 'whirling dervishes' due to their famous practice of whirling as a form of dhikr (remembrance of God). Dervish...
- Sufi whirling (or Sufi turning) (Turkish: Semazen borrowed from Persian Sama-zan, Sama, meaning singer, from Arabic, and zan, meaning doer, from Persian)...
- WHIRL Magazine is a lifestyle magazine published in Pittsburgh, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. WHIRL has grown from one magazine into a publishing...
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