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Whirl

Definition

[n] the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
[n] a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
[n] confused movement; "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"
[n] the shape of something rotating rapidly
[v] revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
[v] flow in a circular current, of liquids
[v] fly around, as of paper on the sidewalk, or clothes in a dryer, or rising smoke in the wind
[v] cause to spin; "spin a coin"
[v] turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"

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