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Definition: Whirl

To turn round rapidly; to cause to rotate with velocity; to make to revolve.

To remove or carry quickly with, or as with, a revolving motion; to snatch; to harry.

To be turned round rapidly; to move round with velocity; to revolve or rotate with great speed; to gyrate.

To move hastily or swiftly.

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.

Anything that moves with a whirling motion.

A revolving hook used in twisting, as the hooked spindle of a rope machine, to which the threads to be twisted are attached.

A whorl. See Whorl.

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