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Whir

v. i.1.To whirl round, or revolve, with a whizzing noise; to fly or more quickly with a buzzing or whizzing sound; to whiz.
[imp. & p. p. Whirred ; p. pr. & vb. n. Whirring.]
v. t.1.To hurry a long with a whizzing sound.
n.1.A buzzing or whizzing sound produced by rapid or whirling motion; as, the whir of a partridge; the whir of a spinning wheel.
Noun1.whir - sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
Synonyms: whirr, whirring, birr
Verb1.whir - make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"
Synonyms: birr, purr, whirr, whiz, whizz
angular momentum, angular motion, angular velocity, axial motion, birr, bombilate, bombinate, boom, bowling, bum, burr, buzz, centrifugation, circulation, circumgyration, circumrotation, drone, full circle, gyration, hum, pivoting, purr, reeling, revolution, roll, rolling, rotation, rotational motion, spin, spinning, swinging, swirling, swiveling, thrum, trolling, trundling, turbination, turning, volutation, volution, wheeling, whirling, whiz
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