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Definition 1: the act of rotating rapidly - [noun denoting act]

Samples where twirl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave the crank a spin
  • it broke off after much twisting

Synonyms for twirl in the sense of this definition

(twirl is a kind of ...) the act of rotating as if on an axis

"the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"

(... is a kind of twirl ) (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)

(... is a kind of twirl ) rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)

Definition 2: a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for twirl in the sense of this definition

(twirl is a kind of ...) an angular or rounded shape made by folding

"a fold in the napkin" "a crease in his trousers" "a plication on her blouse" "a flexure of the colon" "a bend of his elbow"

Definition 3: turn in a twisting or spinning motion - [verb of motion]

Samples where twirl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

Synonyms for twirl in the sense of this definition

(twirl is a kind of ...) turn on or around an axis or a center

"The Earth revolves around the Sun" "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"

Definition 4: cause to spin - [verb of motion]

Samples where twirl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spin a coin

Synonyms for twirl in the sense of this definition

(twirl is a kind of ...) cause to turn on an axis or center

"Rotate the handle"

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