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Meaning of WHIRLING

Pronunciation:  w'urling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
  2. [adj]  rotating rapidly about an axis; "a spinning top"; "the whirling dance of the Dervish"
  3. [adj]  moving or driven rapidly in a rotary or twisting motion; "a tornado's whirling winds"; "swirling currents"
 

WHIRLING is a 8 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: gyration, moving, spinning, swirling
 
 See Also: rotation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Whirl"ing\,
a. & n. from {Whirl}, v. t.

{Whirling table}.
(a) (Physics) An apparatus provided with one or more
    revolving disks, with weights, pulleys, and other
    attachments, for illustrating the phenomena and laws of
    centrifugal force, and the like.
(b) A potter's wheel.

 

 

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