What does whirlpool mean?

Definitions for whirlpool
ˈʰwɜrlˌpul, ˈwɜrl-whirlpool

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whirlpool, vortex, maelstrom(verb)

    a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)

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

    flow in a circular current, of liquids

Wiktionary

  1. whirlpool(Noun)

    a swirling body of water.

    A whirlpool is an instance of a vortex produced by ocean tides, or by a hole underneath where the water would drain out, such as in a bathtub.

  2. whirlpool(Noun)

    turmoil, or agitated excitement

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whirlpool(noun)

    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 the like

  2. Whirlpool(noun)

    a sea monster of the whale kind

Freebase

  1. Whirlpool

    In computer science and cryptography, Whirlpool is a cryptographic hash function. It was designed by Vincent Rijmen and Paulo S. L. M. Barreto, who first described it in 2000. The hash has been recommended by the NESSIE project. It has also been adopted by the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission as part of the joint ISO/IEC 10118-3 international standard.

CrunchBase

  1. Whirlpool

    Whirlpool Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of approximately $19 billion in 2008, 70,000 employees, and 67 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world. The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Consul, Bauknecht and other major brand names to consumers in nearly every country around the world.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. whirlpool

    An eddy or vortex where the waters are continually rushing round. In rivers they are very common, from various accidents, and are usually of little consequence. In the sea they are more dangerous, as the classical Charybdis, and the celebrated Maelstrom and Saltenstrom, both on the coast of Norway.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whirlpool in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whirlpool in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of whirlpool in a Sentence

  1. Paul Denis:

    The government got it right in the Whirlpool/Maytag merger, approving that transaction.

  2. Rebecca Pruthi:

    Speak to the supervisor at the salon regarding what type of foot baths are used, a lot of micro organisms are lingering within the jets of the whirlpool. Pipe-free whirlpools are better.

  3. Andrew Wheeler:

    While that’s flattering, I am not thinking about it, no, i could have put my hat in the ring for the administrator. I wasn’t interested in that. I am still not interested in that. Trump said Wheeler would assume duties as acting administrator of the EPA on July 9. I have no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great and lasting EPA agenda. We have made tremendous progress and the future of the EPA is very bright! Trump tweeted on July 5. Here are 3 things you need to know about the interim EPA chief before he officially changes roles. A former coal industry lobbyist, Wheeler helped lead an industry fight against regulations aimed at protecting Americans' health and addressing climate change. Many in the industry argued that the regulations would stifle business. Throughout his decades-long career, Wheeler has reportedly lobbied for at least 20 different companies, includingSargento Foods Inc., Whirlpool Corporation, and Xcel Energy, among others. During his time as a lobbyist, Wheelerworked alongside Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to reduce the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah by 85 percent and reserve a piece of the land for uranium mining, Fortune Magazine reported. In recent years, Wheeler has lobbied for Energy Fuels Resources Inc. and Murray Energy Corporation, which is run by longtime Trump supporter Robert Murray, who spent roughly $300,000 on the president's inauguration, according toThe New York Times. Wheeler worked for the EPA in the early 1990s, focusing on chemicals and toxic substance-related issues during the Bush and Clinton administrations. He later transitioned into the role of staff chief of the Senate Environment Committee andserved as counsel to Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla. Wheeler joined the international law firmFaegre Baker Daniels after his stint at the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. During his time at the firm, he helped counsel a variety of clients on comprehensive legislative, regulatory and operational strategies, the firm states on its website. He worked on every major piece of environmental and energy-related legislation before Congress over the span of a decade, ProPublica reported.

  4. Steve Harris:

    They've so overdrawn their goodwill cheque account that there's not much they can do to push back on this, they need to bypass the media and communicate directly to get their message through, because whatever they (say) via media it will be put into a whirlpool of Royal Commission, money laundering and other filters.

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