Associations to the word «Whorl»

Wiktionary

WHORL, noun. A pattern of concentric circles.
WHORL, noun. (botany) A circle of three or more leaves, flowers, or other organs, about the same part or joint of a stem.
WHORL, noun. (zoology) A volution, or turn, of the spire of a univalve shell.
WHORL, noun. (archaic) A flywheel, a weight attached to a spindle, compare 1460.
WHORL, verb. (intransitive) To form a pattern of concentric circles.
WHORL FEET, noun. Plural of whorl foot
WHORL FOOT, noun. In furniture, a foot that takes the form of a scroll at the end that rests on a shoe. A French design, the whorl foot was first seen on furniture in the mid-18th century.

Dictionary definition

WHORL, noun. A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).
WHORL, noun. A strand or cluster of hair.
WHORL, noun. A structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope".

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