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Adjective: churning  chur-ning
  1. Moving with, producing or produced by vigorous agitation
    "winds whipped the piled leaves into churning masses";
    - churned-up
  2. (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence
    "the river's churning current";
    - roiling, roiled, roily [N. Amer], turbulent
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

See also: agitated

Type of: move, stir

Encyclopedia: Churning