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English definition of “swirl”

swirl

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]     /swɜːl/ US  /swɝːl/
to ( cause to) move quickly with a twisting , circular movement : Swirl a little oil around the frying pan . The fog swirled thickly around us.Movement of liquidsRevolving, rotating and spinning swirl     noun [C] The truck went by in a swirl of dust .Revolving, rotating and spinning
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