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whirr

verb [I] mainly UK (US usually whir (-rr-)) uk   /wɜːr/  us   /wɝː/
(especially of machines) to make a low, soft, continuous sound: I could hear the washing machine whirring in the kitchen.
whirr
noun [C usually singular] mainly UK (US usually whir) uk   us  
the whirr of machinery
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