Definitions and translations for "whim"

Definition of whim

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1. A fanciful impulse, or whimsical idea
2. A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes
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English - English - whim

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n. fancy, caprice, notion, impulse; device for operating a hoisting rope in a mine

English - Spanish - whim

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s. antojo, capricho, encaprichamiento, humorada, manía, veleidad; malacate

English - French - whim

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n. caprice; fantaisie, lubie

English - German - whim

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n. Laune, Spleen, Verrücktheit

English - Indonesian - whim

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n. tingkah, ragam, lela
v. berhasrat, pusing

English - Italian - whim

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s. ghiribizzo, grillo, fantasia, capriccio; (Minier) apparecchio di sollevamento

English - Polish - whim

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n. fantazja, kaprys, zachcianka, wyskok, wybryk, fanaberia, chimera

English - Portuguese - whim

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s. capricho, idéia excêntrica, "loucura"; moinho usado em minas

English - Romanian - whim

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n. capriciu, ciudăţenie, chef, ifos, moft: mofturi, toană, macara, scripete

English - Russian - whim

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с. прихоть, причуда, каприз, блажь

English - Turkish - whim

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i. heves, merak, geçici istek, kapris, bocurgat

English - Ukrainian - whim

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n. каприз, примха, непостійність, коловорот, дивацтво, забаг, загад, норов, фантазія
v. жадати

English - Dutch - whim

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zn. idee; avontuur; gek idee; uitsprong; kaapstander (mijnw.)

English - Greek - whim

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ουσ. ιδιοτροπία, φαντασιοπληξία

English - Arabic - whim

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‏نزوة، هوى، رحوية المناجم‏

English - Chinese - whim

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(名) 一时的兴致, 怪念头, 反覆无常

English - Chinese - whim

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(名) 一時的興致, 怪念頭, 反覆無常

English - Hindi - whim

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n. रंग, सिड़

English - Japanese - whim

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(名) 気まぐれ; 巻き上げ機

English - Korean - whim

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명. 변덕, 일시적 기분; 광산의 권상기

English - Vietnamese - whim

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n. tánh bất thường, không chừng, không nhứt định, đồ chơi trẻ con
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Synonyms for whim
impulse: flash, fancy, vagary, thought, urge