Translation of whirlpool in Spanish:

whirlpool

Pronunciation: /ˈhwɜːrlpuːl; ˈwɜːlpuːl/

n

  • 1.1 [Geog] vorágine (f), remolino (m)
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    • She watched the currents rush into whirlpools and swirl and swirl until they bumped into the next whirlpool, finally disappearing hundreds of feet beneath the water.
    • Quickly, a whirlpool began to form at the center of the river.
    • We stood on a cliff at the southern tip of Deer Island, staring down at the rips, eddies, and whirlpools tearing through the water below.
    1.2whirlpool (bath) piscina (f) de hidromasaje

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