Definitions

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  • adj. that swirls
  • n. action of the verb to swirl
  • v. Present participle of swirl.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Dainty black-legged kittiwakes and glaucous gulls flew in swirling clouds overhead while black-and-white thick-billed and common murres skimmed low across the water, looking like tuxedo-clad squadrons on maneuvers.

    Where Birds Rule the Earth

  • Instead, with unruly hair, broad thinker's forehead, dark eyes gazing into the unknown, and body wrapped in swirling drapery,

    Alexis Soyer and the Rise of the Celebrity Chef

  • - FIREWORKS PAINTING Use a very large piece of paper (like bulletin board size) Let children drop small amounts of paint (different colors works good) Have the children swirl the paint out with a spoon, let them keep swirling from the center, in all directions around the drop of paint.

    The Fourth

  • Have the children swirl the paint out with a spoon let them keep swirling from the center, in all directions around the drop of paint.

    The Fourth

  • With the victory in swirling snow flurries and a 7-degree wind chill, West Virginia (9-1, 6-0) clinched at least a tie for the Big East title and avenged a 16-13 loss to Pitt last year in the Backyard Brawl.

    USATODAY.com - Scores

  • KOENIGSSEE, Germany (AP) Olympic champion Andre Lange led his four-man bobsled team to victory at the world championships Sunday, successfully defending his title in swirling snow.

    USATODAY.com - Lange wins four-man bobsled world title on home soil

  • Big insects, size 10 or 12, with orange bodies and speckled brown wings, flutter over the river in swirling masses, and the water comes alive with rising trout.

    Big Brookies in a River You Can Wade

  • Its futuristic music video, directed by Phil Griffin, features Minogue dancing in a room with the song's title swirling around her in numerous languages.

    WN.com - Articles related to Renee Fleming Trades Opera for Indie Rock

  • With Samir Nasri injured on international duty and the word swirling around that Tomas Rosicky's recovery from hamstring surgery had developed into a knee problem, Arsenal's team selection was forced.

    Sport news, comment and results | guardian.co.uk

  • The creative use of colors and your mastery of swirling is very impressive =)

    Great use of color & stamping

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