Meaning of “whorl” in the English Dictionary

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"whorl" in British English

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whorlnoun [ C ]

uk /wɜːl/ us /wɝːl/ literary

a circular pattern of lines, with the smallest circle in the middle, surrounded by other circles, each one wider and larger than the previous one

(Definition of “whorl” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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