Share this entry

Share this page

whirlpool

Pronunciation: /ˈhwɜːrlpuːl; ˈwɜːlpuːl/

Translation of whirlpool in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Geography/Geografía] vorágine (feminine), remolino (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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 (feminine) de hidromasaje

Definition of whirlpool in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day chicha
alcoholic drink made from fermented maize, also called chicha bruja …
Cultural fact of the day

The 'Audiencia Nacional' is the Spanish high court for crimes affecting the national interest, e.g. drug trafficking, large-scale fraud and certain crimes committed abroad.