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  • n. Plural form of pinwheel.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pinwheel.


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  • ÂÂThe Yonge twins pranced around, making lift and punch gestures with their hands before stopping to jump up and down, finger tips exploding into long coloured streamers, wrists spinning in pinwheels of colour.

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  • He said "pinwheels" - globs of snow that roll downhill - are telltale signs of weakening snowpack.


  • “The second time Babalu fought Chuck Liddell for the title, for the fucking light-heavyweight title, Chuck Liddell made $250,000 with bonuses,” Ryan says, evangelical fervor lighting up his eyes as the fireworks pop out in pinwheels of red, white, blue, and gold in the curved reflective space above the dashboard.


  • We have of course different kind of pinwheels; two Pinwheels actually and a Cartwheel for starters.

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  • It never fails that whenever I really need to use my iPhone for other than a call, it just "pinwheels" forever.

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  • Doyle pointed out a tiny red house with a swing in the yard and pinwheels in the flower bed.

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  • Bright pinwheels of light and pain explode through her mind.

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  • Think of windmills, or pinwheels — and as our understanding of wind has strengthened, so has the sophistication by which we try to use it to enhance our experiences in the built environment.

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  • Power bars for breakfast, soggy sandwich pinwheels for lunch, Snickers bars for snack and coffee, coffee, coffee to fill the gaps.

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  • Classic appetizers: homemade hummus and guacamole, crudité, shrimp cocktail, turkey pinwheels and of course, cheese.

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