What does swirl mean?

Definitions for swirl
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whirl, swirl, vortex, convolution(verb)

    the shape of something rotating rapidly

  2. twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirl(verb)

    turn in a twisting or spinning motion

    "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"

  3. eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl(verb)

    flow in a circular current, of liquids

Wiktionary

  1. swirl(Noun)

    a whirling eddy

  2. swirl(Noun)

    a twist or coil of something

  3. swirl(Verb)

    To twist or whirl, as an eddy

  4. swirl(Verb)

    To be arranged in a twist, spiral or whorl

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swirl(noun)

    to whirl, or cause to whirl, as in an eddy

  2. Swirl(noun)

    a whirling motion; an eddy, as of water; a whirl

  3. Origin: [Akin to Norw. svirla to whirl, freq. of sverra to whirl, Dan. svirre, G. schwirren to whiz, to buzz. 177. See Swarm, n.]

Freebase

  1. Swirl

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swirl

    swėrl, v.i. to sweep along with a whirling motion.—n. whirling motion, as of wind or water: a curl or twist: the rush of a fish through the water in rising to a fly.—adj. Swirl′y. [Skeat explains as Scand., Norw. svirla, to whirl round, a freq. of sverra, to whirl, orig. to hum.]

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How to say swirl in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swirl in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swirl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of swirl in a Sentence

  1. Greg Owen:

    It was tough out there, the greens are firm, quick and the wind tends to swirl around here.

Images & Illustrations of swirl

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