whorl Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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whorlnoun [C]

uk   /wɜːl/  us   /wɝːl/ literary
a ​circularpattern of ​lines, with the ​smallestcircle 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)
Translations of “whorl”
in Chinese (Simplified) 螺旋形, 螺纹…
in Chinese (Traditional) 螺旋形, 螺紋…
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