See also: Whirlpool

Contents

EnglishEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From earlier whirlpoole, whirlpole, equivalent to whirl +‎ pool. Compare whirlpit.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

whirlpool ‎(plural whirlpools)

  1. A swirling body of water.
    A whirlpool is an instance of a vortex produced by ocean tides, or by a hole underneath where the water would drain out, such as in a bathtub.
  2. A hot tub, jacuzzi.
  3. Turmoil, or agitated excitement.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

whirlpool ‎(third-person singular simple present whirlpools, present participle whirlpooling, simple past and past participle whirlpooled)

  1. To spin like the water in a whirlpool.
Read in another language