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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Whirlpool(0.01233 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Whirlpool.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n : a powerful circular current of water (usually the resulting
of conflicting tides) [syn: vortex, maelstrom]
v : flow in a circular current, of liquids [syn: eddy, purl,
English → English (gcide)
Whirlpool \Whirl"pool`\, n.
1. An eddy or vortex of water; a place in a body of water
where the water moves round in a circle so as to produce a
depression or cavity in the center, into which floating
objects may be drawn; any body of water having a more or
less circular motion caused by its flowing in an irregular
channel, by the coming together of opposing currents, or
2. A sea monster of the whale kind. [Obs.] --Spenser.
The Indian Sea breedeth the most and the biggest
fishes that are; among which the whales and
whirlpools, called ``bal[ae]n[ae],'' take up in
length as much as four . . . arpents of land.