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Synonyms and Antonyms of whorl

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whorl

synonym (synonym of whorl)

  • (noun.shape)
    a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops (noun.artifact)
     

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

  • a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) (noun.shape)
    a shape that is curved and without sharp angles (noun.shape)
     
  • a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
    a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss (noun.body)
     
  • a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops (noun.artifact)
    a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts (noun.artifact)
     

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

  • a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) (noun.shape)
    (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developi more.. (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a whorl of leaves growing around a stem (noun.shape)
     
  • a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
    a fat sausage-shaped curl (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    one of many long thin braids of hair radiating from the scalp; popularized by Rastafarians (noun.body)
     
  • a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops (noun.artifact)
    a coil of rope or wool or yarn (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

derivation (.... is derived from whorl)

  • a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) (noun.shape)
    shape by rolling (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    form a curl, curve, or kink (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    flatten or spread with a roller (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    shape one's body into a curl (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    occur in soft rounded shapes (verb.stative)
     
  • a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
    twist or roll into coils or ringlets (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of hair) having curls or waves (adj.all)
     
  • a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops (noun.artifact)
    wind around something in coils or loops (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    to wind or move in a spiral course (verb.motion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    in the shape of a coil (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation coil curl curlicue lock ringlet helix construction structure hair round shape hank sausage curl forelock crimp dreadlock coif coiffure hair style hairdo hairstyle coil curl gyrate spiral coiling helical

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