Definitions for swirlswɜrl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to move around or along with a whirling motion; whirl; eddy.
to be dizzy or giddy, as the head.
(v.t.)to cause to whirl; twist.
(n.)a swirling movement; whirl; eddy.
a twist, as of hair around the head.
any curving, twisting line, shape, or form.
Origin of swirl:
1375–1425; < Scand; cf. Norw svirla, c. D zwirrelen to whirl, dial. G schwirrlen to totter
whirl, swirl, vortex, convolution(verb)
the shape of something rotating rapidly
twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirl(verb)
turn in a twisting or spinning motion
"The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl(verb)
flow in a circular current, of liquids
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to move in quick circles
water swirling around the rocks; Her skirt swirled as she danced.
(of ideas or information) to be passed quickly around a group
rumors swirling around the news room; a swirl of dust; a swirl of accusations
a whirling eddy
a twist or coil of something
To twist or whirl, as an eddy
To be arranged in a twist, spiral or whorl
to whirl, or cause to whirl, as in an eddy
a whirling motion; an eddy, as of water; a whirl
Swirl were a Sydney, Australia-based indie rock band, forming around 1990 and breaking up in 2002. They released three albums and a number of EP's, mostly through independent Sydney label Half A Cow.
Translations for swirl
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a whirling or circling motion or shape
The dancers came on stage in a swirl of colour.
- حَرَكَةٌ دَوّامِيَّهArabic
- redemoinhoPortuguese (BR)
- der WirbelGerman
- भंवर, चक्करHindi
- vir, vrtlogCroatian
- gerakan berputarIndonesian
- snúningur; hvirfill; iðaIcelandic
- sukimasis, sūkurysLithuanian
- virpulis; jūklisLatvian
- virvling, virvelNorwegian
- wir, skrętPolish
- водоворот; кружениеRussian
- virvel, virvlandeSwedish
- fırıl fırıl dön(dür)meTurkish
- 旋動Chinese (Trad.)
- вир; круговертьUkrainian
- چکر دار حرکت یا شکلUrdu
- sự xoáy, hình xoáyVietnamese
- 旋动Chinese (Simp.)
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