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Another word for swirl

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Verb
  1. To move or cause to move like a rapid rotary current of liquid

      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion.
      2. A drift or tendency that is counter to or separate from a main current, as of opinion, tradition, or history.
      3. To move in or as if in an eddy or eddies:
  2. To rotate rapidly

      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
      2. To twist or wind around:
      3. To move or spin around rapidly, suddenly, or repeatedly:
      1. To rotate rapidly; whirl.
      2. To have a sensation of whirling, as from dizziness; reel:
      3. To make thread or yarn by drawing out and twisting fibers.
    See also:

    repetition

  3. To have the sensation of turning in circles

      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. To move through or on top of water by moving the limbs, fins, or tail or by undulating the body:
      2. To play or relax in water:
      3. To float on water or another liquid:
      1. To rotate rapidly; whirl.
      2. To have a sensation of whirling, as from dizziness; reel:
      3. To make thread or yarn by drawing out and twisting fibers.
      1. A device, such as a cylinder, spool, or frame, that turns on an axis and is used for winding and storing rope, tape, film, or other flexible materials.
      2. A cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod to let out or wind up the line.
      3. The quantity of wire, film, or other material wound on one reel.
    See also:

    repetition

Another word for swirl

Noun
  1. Rapid rotating motion

      1. To rotate rapidly; whirl.
      2. To have a sensation of whirling, as from dizziness; reel:
      3. To make thread or yarn by drawing out and twisting fibers.
      1. To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
      2. To roll or be tossed about on waves, as a boat.
      3. To move like advancing waves:
      1. To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
  2. A twisting shape

      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. To twist (the hair, for example) into ringlets or coils.
      2. To form into a coiled or spiral shape:
      3. To decorate with coiled or spiral shapes.
      1. To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      1. A form that coils or spirals; a curl or swirl:
      2. An arrangement of three or more leaves, petals, or other organs arising from a single node.
      3. A single turn or volution of a spiral shell.
      1. A series of connected spirals or concentric rings formed by gathering or winding:
      2. An individual spiral or ring within such a series.
      3. A spiral pipe or series of spiral pipes, as in a radiator.
Verb
      1. To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
      2. To roll or be tossed about on waves, as a boat.
      3. To move like advancing waves:
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion.
      2. A drift or tendency that is counter to or separate from a main current, as of opinion, tradition, or history.
      3. To move in or as if in an eddy or eddies:
    See also:

    wave

    roll