whirr Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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whirrverb [I]

mainly UK (US usually whir (-rr-)) uk   /wɜːr/  us   /wɝː/
(​especially of ​machines) to make a ​low, ​soft, ​continuoussound: I could ​hear the ​washingmachine whirring in the ​kitchen.
noun [C usually singular] mainly UK (US usually whir) uk   us  
the whirr of ​machinery
(Definition of whirr from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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