how to pronounce whorl

wɝl

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“… versus a whorl maybe the whole hygiene …”

meanings of whorl

noun:

  1. A volution, or turn, of the spire of a univalve shell.
  2. A pattern of concentric circles.
  3. A circle of three or more leaves, flowers, or other organs, about the same part or joint of a stem.
  4. A flywheel, a weight attached to a spindle.
  5. Any volution, as for example in the human ear or fingerprint.

verb:

  1. To form a pattern of concentric circles.

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