Found 3 items, similar to whirl.
English → Indonesian
memutar, perasaan bingung
English → English
n 1: confused movement; “he was caught up in a whirl of work”
commotion of people fought for the exits”
2: the shape of something rotating rapidly [syn: swirl
3: a usually brief attempt; “he took a crack at it”
; “I gave it
4: the act of rotating rapidly; “he gave the crank a spin”
broke off after much twisting”
v 1: turn in a twisting or spinning motion; “The leaves swirled
in the autumn wind”
2: cause to spin; “spin a coin”
3: flow in a circular current, of liquids [syn: eddy
4: revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; “The
dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy”
, spin around
5: fly around; “The clothes tumbled in the dryer”
smoke whirled in the air”
, whirl around
English → English
, 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.]
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
--J. H. Newman.
The rapid . . . whirl of things here below interrupt
not the inviolable rest and calmness of the noble
beings above. --South.
2. Anything that moves with a whirling motion.
He saw Falmouth under gray, iron skies, and whirls
of March dust. --Carlyle.
3. A revolving hook used in twisting, as the hooked spindle
of a rope machine, to which the threads to be twisted are
4. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) A whorl. See Whorl
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whirled
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [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
1. To turn round rapidly; to cause to rotate with velocity;
to make to revolve.
He whirls his sword around without delay. --Dryden.
2. To remove or carry quickly with, or as with, a revolving
motion; to snatch; to harry. --Chaucer.
See, see the chariot, and those rushing wheels,
That whirled the prophet up at Chebar flood.
The passionate heart of the poet is whirl'd into
, v. i.
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.”
The wooden engine flies and whirls about. --Dryden.
2. To move hastily or swiftly.
But whirled away to shun his hateful sight.