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swirl

Pronunciation: /swɜːrl; swɜːl/

Translation of swirl in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (of water, dust, people) remolino (masculine); (of smoke) voluta (feminine), espiral (feminine) the swirl of the dancers' skirts el movimiento de las faldas de las bailarinas a swirl of whipped cream un copo de crema or (Spain/España) de nata batida
    Example sentences
    • The road, where at points the wind raised swirls of white dust without itself being felt, was as lonely as though no one had ever been along it.
    • I heard the wind whisper as I stood there in the swirls of dust.
    • The occasional gust of wind sent little swirls of dust and debris flying through the air, and dead bodies littered the ground.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • arremolinar

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