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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: whirl memutar, perasaan bingung
English → English (WordNet) Definition: whirl whirl n 1: confused movement; “he was caught up in a whirl of work”; “a commotion of people fought for the exits” [syn: commotion] 2: the shape of something rotating rapidly [syn: swirl, vortex, convolution] 3: a usually brief attempt; “he took a crack at it”; “I gave it a whirl” [syn: crack, fling, go, pass, offer] 4: the act of rotating rapidly; “he gave the crank a spin”; “it broke off after much twisting” [syn: spin, twirl, twist, twisting] whirl v 1: turn in a twisting or spinning motion; “The leaves swirled in the autumn wind” [syn: twirl, swirl, twiddle] 2: cause to spin; “spin a coin” [syn: birl, spin, twirl] 3: flow in a circular current, of liquids [syn: eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl] 4: revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; “The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy” [syn: spin, spin around, reel, gyrate] 5: fly around; “The clothes tumbled in the dryer”; “rising smoke whirled in the air” [syn: tumble, whirl around]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Whirl Whirl \Whirl\, n. [Cf. Dan. hvirvel, Sw. hvirfvel, Icel. hvirfill the crown of the head, G. wirbel whirl, crown of the head, D. wervel. See Whirl, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. 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. “In no breathless whirl.” --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] The rapid . . . whirl of things here below interrupt not the inviolable rest and calmness of the noble beings above. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything that moves with a whirling motion. [1913 Webster] He saw Falmouth under gray, iron skies, and whirls of March dust. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 3. A revolving hook used in twisting, as the hooked spindle of a rope machine, to which the threads to be twisted are attached. [1913 Webster] 4. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) A whorl. See Whorl. [1913 Webster] Whirl \Whirl\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whirled; p. pr. & vb. n. Whirling.] [OE. whirlen, probably from the Scand.; cf. Icel. & Sw. hvirfla, Dan. hvirvle; akin to D. wervelen, G. wirbeln, freq. of the verb seen in Icel. hverfa to turn. [root]16. See Wharf, and cf. Warble, Whorl.] [1913 Webster] 1. To turn round rapidly; to cause to rotate with velocity; to make to revolve. [1913 Webster] He whirls his sword around without delay. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To remove or carry quickly with, or as with, a revolving motion; to snatch; to harry. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] See, see the chariot, and those rushing wheels, That whirled the prophet up at Chebar flood. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The passionate heart of the poet is whirl'd into folly. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Whirl \Whirl\, v. i. [1913 Webster] 1. To be turned round rapidly; to move round with velocity; to revolve or rotate with great speed; to gyrate. “The whirling year vainly my dizzy eyes pursue.” --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] The wooden engine flies and whirls about. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To move hastily or swiftly. [1913 Webster] But whirled away to shun his hateful sight. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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