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Definition of whirl:

  1. A revolving hook used in twisting, as the hooked spindle of a rope machine, to which the threads to be twisted are attached.
  2. 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.
  3. A whorl. See Whorl.
  4. Anything that moves with a whirling motion.
  5. To be turned round rapidly; to move round with velocity; to revolve or rotate with great speed; to gyrate.
  6. To move hastily or swiftly.
  7. To remove or carry quickly with, or as with, a revolving motion; to snatch; to harry.
  8. To turn round rapidly; to cause to rotate with velocity; to make to revolve.

Synonyms:

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