What does whirlwind mean?

Definitions for whirlwind
ˈʰwɜrlˌwɪnd, ˈwɜrl-whirl·wind

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whirlwind(noun)

    a more or less vertical column of air whirling around itself as it moves over the surface of the Earth

Wiktionary

  1. whirlwind(Noun)

    A violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterized by an inward spiral motion of the air with an upward current in the center; a vortex of air. It usually has a rapid progressive motion.

  2. whirlwind(Noun)

    A person or body of objects or events sweeping violently onward.

  3. whirlwind(Adjective)

    Rapid and minimal: a whirlwind tour, a whirlwind guide.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whirlwind(noun)

    a violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterized by an inward spiral motion of the air with an upward current in the center; a vortex of air. It usually has a rapid progressive motion

  2. Whirlwind(noun)

    fig.: A body of objects sweeping violently onward

  3. Origin: [Cf. Icel. hvirfilvindr, Sw. hvirfvelvind, Dan. hvirvelvind, G. wirbelwind. See Whirl, and Wind, n.]

Freebase

  1. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. whirlwind

    A revolving current of wind of small diameter that rises suddenly, but is soon spent.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whirlwind in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whirlwind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of whirlwind in a Sentence

  1. Dejan Stojanovic:

    A smiling lie is a whirlwind, easy to enter, but hard to escape.

  2. Kim Jong:

    It is necessary to sweep away the whirlwind of sanctions by the hostile forces.

  3. Melanie Hexen:

    It is a fiery whirlwind that soars across the sky. Let it engulf Brock Allen Turner. (Dan A. Turner) (Judge Aaron Persky).

  4. Nkoya Thabane Hlaele:

    When the wedding had happened, my mother had died. It was a whirlwind. It was surreal -- it was like I was watching a movie.

  5. Dana Vollmer:

    It’s been a whirlwind, it’s been crazy and it’s also been the most rewarding time of my life and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Images & Illustrations of whirlwind

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