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Noun: churn  churn
  1. A vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
    - butter churn
  2. A measure of the number of people stopping a service or leaving a job over a given period
    - churn rate
  3. [Brit] A large metal container for milk
Verb: churn  churn
  1. (cooking) stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter
  2. Be agitated
    "the sea was churning in the storm";
    - boil, moil [N. Amer], roil

Derived forms: churning, churned, churns

Type of: move, stir, vessel

Encyclopedia: Churn