whirlpool
noun Date: 1529 1. a. a confused tumult and bustle ; whirl b. a magnetic or impelling force by which something may be engulfed <
refusing to be drawn into this whirlpool of intrigue — A. D. White
>
2. a. water moving rapidly in a circle so as to produce a depression in the center into which floating objects may be drawn ; eddy, vortex b. whirlpool bath

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  • whirlpool — [hwʉrl′po͞ol΄, wʉrl′po͞ol΄] n. 1. water in rapid, violent, whirling motion caused by two meeting currents, by winds meeting tides, etc. and tending to form a circle into which floating objects are drawn; vortex or eddy of water 2. anything like a …   English World dictionary

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  • whirlpool — 1520s, from WHIRL (Cf. whirl) (v.) + POOL (Cf. pool) (1). O.E. had hwyrfepol and wirfelmere …   Etymology dictionary

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