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whirl

synonym (synonym of whirl)

hypernym (whirl IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a usually brief attempt (noun.act)
    earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something (noun.act)
     
  • cause to spin (verb.motion)
    cause to turn on an axis or center (verb.motion)
     
  • confused movement (noun.event)
    a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something (noun.event)
     
  • flow in a circular current, of liquids (verb.motion)
    move along, of liquids (verb.motion)
     
  • fly around (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (verb.motion)
    turn on or around an axis or a center (verb.motion)
     
  • the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
    the act of rotating as if on an axis (noun.act)
     
  • the shape of something rotating rapidly (noun.shape)
    a shape that is curved and without sharp angles (noun.shape)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF whirl relation)

  • revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (verb.motion)
    whirl or spin like a whirligig (verb.motion)
     
  • the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
    (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport) (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from whirl)

  • cause to spin (verb.motion)
    someone who twirls a baton (noun.person)
     
  • confused movement (noun.event)
    flow in a circular current, of liquids (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    fly around (verb.motion)
     
  • flow in a circular current, of liquids (verb.motion)
    a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    confused movement (noun.event)
     
  • revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (verb.motion)
    the act of rotating in a circle or spiral (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a revolving mechanism (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a single complete turn (axial or orbital) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a dervish whose actions include ecstatic dancing and whirling (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    the shape of something rotating rapidly (noun.shape)
     
  • the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
    turn in the opposite direction (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to spin (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    turn in a twisting or spinning motion (verb.motion)
     
  • turn in a twisting or spinning motion (verb.motion)
    a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (baseball) the person who does the pitching (noun.person)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation commotion convolution crack fling spin twirl rotary motion rotation attempt effort motion movement pirouette birling logrolling whirligig twist wrench gyrate reel birl spin

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