HyperDic: swirl

English > 3 senses of the word swirl:
VERBmotionswirl, twirl, twiddle, whirlturn in a twisting or spinning motion
motionswirl, eddy, purl, whirlpool, whirlflow in a circular current, of liquids / liquids
NOUNshapeswirl, whirl, vortex, convolutionthe shape of something rotating rapidly
swirl > pronunciation
Soundsswer'l
Rhymesbirle ... whorl: 16 rhymes with erl...
English > swirl: 3 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningThe shape of something rotating rapidly.
Synonymswhirl, vortex, convolution
Broaderround shapeA shape that is curved and without sharp angles
Spanishconvolución, remolino, voluta, vórtice
Catalanremolí
Verbsswirlflow in a circular current, of liquids / liquids
swirlturn in a twisting or spinning motion
English > swirl: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTurn in a twisting or spinning motion.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
Synonymstwirl, twiddle, whirl
Broaderrevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
Spanisharremolinarse, arremolinar, girar, remolinear
Catalanarremolinar-se, arremolinar, arrombollar-se, arrombollar, fer girar, girar
Nounsswirlthe shape of something rotating rapidly
English > swirl: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningFlow in a circular current, of liquids / liquids.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymseddy, purl, whirlpool, whirl
Broaderrun, flow, feed, courseMove along, of liquids / liquids
Spanisharremolinarse, girar, remolinear
Catalanarremolinar-se, arremolinar, arrombollar-se, arrombollar, girar
Nounsswirlthe shape of something rotating rapidly

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