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Noun: whirlpool  'wurl,pool
  1. A powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
    - vortex, maelstrom
Verb: whirlpool  'wurl,pool
  1. Flow in a circular current, of liquids
    - eddy, purl, swirl, whirl

Derived forms: whirlpooled, whirlpooling, whirlpools

Type of: course, current, feed, flow, run, stream

Encyclopedia: Whirlpool