swirl Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"swirl" in British English

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swirlverb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]

uk   /swɜːl/  us   /swɝːl/
to (​cause to) ​movequickly with a ​twisting, ​circularmovement: Swirl a little ​oil around the ​fryingpan. The ​fog swirled ​thickly around us.
swirl
noun [C] uk   us  
The ​truck went by in a swirl of ​dust.
(Definition of swirl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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swirlverb [always + adv/prep]

 us   /swɜrl/
to move ​quickly with a ​twistingcircularmovement, or to ​cause something to move this way: [I] Snowflakes swirled down from the ​sky. [I] fig. Accusations ​continue to swirl around him. [T] I swirled ​cocoa through the ​dough.
swirl
noun [C]  us   /swɜrl/
We ​arrived in a swirl of ​jetfumes.
(Definition of swirl from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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