swirl

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swirl(
swuhrl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (whirl)
a. el remolino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A swirl of dust whirred through the abandoned village.Un remolino de polvo flotaba por las calles del pueblo abandonado.
b. la voluta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Timoteo saw the swirl of smoke coming from the chimney of a house.Timoteo vio la voluta del humo que salía de la chimenea de una casa.
c. el espiral
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The children sat watching the swirls that formed in the creek.Los niños se sentaron a mirar los espirales que se formaban en el arroyo.
d. el movimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The coordinated swirl of the dancers' skirts is very showy.El movimiento coordinado de las faldas de las bailarinas es muy llamativo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to spin)
a. arremolinarse
The dust swirled above the riot in the town center.El polvo se arremolinaba encima del motín en el centro del pueblo.
b. girar
Xiomara's blue and white dress swirled as she danced to the music.El vestido blanco y azul de Xiomara giraba mientras bailaba con la música.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to cause to spin)
a. revolver
Put a bit of butter in the gravy and swirl it until it dissolves.Pon un poquito de mantequilla en la salsa y revuélvela hasta que se disuelva.
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swirl
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of cream)
a. el rizo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (of smoke)
a. la voluta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (of leaves, dust)
a. el remolino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (general)
a. revolver
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (general)
a. arremolinarse
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swirl [swɜːl]
noun
(movement) remolino (m); torbellino (m)
it disappeared in a swirl of water desapareció en un remolino de agua; the swirl of the dancers' skirts el girar or el movimiento de las faldas de las bailadoras
intransitive verb
[+water, dust, mist] arremolinarse; [+person] dar vueltas; girar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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