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noun [C] uk   /ˈwɜːl.puːl/ us    /ˈwɝːl-/
a small area of the sea or other water in which there is a powerful, circular current of water that can pull objects down into its centre
Translations of “whirlpool”
in Chinese (Traditional) 漩渦…
in Russian водоворот…
in Turkish girdap, anafor, burgaç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 漩涡…
in Polish wir…
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