whir

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "whirr."
whir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to make a sound while turning)
a. zumbar
The giant turbine whirred as it turned.La enorme turbina zumbaba al girar.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (humming sound)
a. el zumbido
(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 diver could hear the whir of the propeller of the boat as it passed overhead.El buceador podía oír el zumbido de la hélice del barco al pasar por la superficie.
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