how to pronounce whirring


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the above transcription of whirring is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

whirring is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of whirring in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… quit agonizing doubting whirring all …”

meanings of whirring


  1. Producing a whirr; giving off a whirring noise.
  2. Spinning rapidly.


  1. A whirr, the sounds of a whirr.


  1. Present participle of whirr.

whirring frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word whirring occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics whirring can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that whirring can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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