Definitions and translations for "whirlwind"

Definition of whirlwind

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Noun
1. A violent windstorm of limited extent, as the tornado, characterized by an inward spiral motion of the air with an upward current in the center; a vortex of air. It usually has a rapid progressive motion.
2. A person or body of objects or events sweeping violently onward.
The weeks leading up to the convention were a whirlwind of preparation and hurried activity.
Once he got that new scooter he turned into a whirlwind and damaged all the flowers.
Adjective
3. Rapid and minimal: a whirlwind tour, a whirlwind guide.
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English - English - whirlwind

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adj. similar to a whirlwind; tumultuous
n. twister, tornado, storm; something happening in a fast or confusing manner; something destructive; extremely energetic person, tumultuous person

English - Spanish - whirlwind

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s. ciclón, manga de viento, remolino de aire, torbellino, torbellino de aire

English - French - whirlwind

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n. tourbillon, orage

English - German - whirlwind

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n. Wirbelwind; Windhose

English - Indonesian - whirlwind

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n. angin puyuh, angin langkisau, angin selembubu, kelembubu, lesus

English - Italian - whirlwind

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s. turbine, mulinello, vortice d'aria; gorgo

English - Polish - whirlwind

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n. trąba powietrzna, wir powietrza

English - Portuguese - whirlwind

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s. redemoinho de vento

English - Romanian - whirlwind

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n. trâmbă, trombă, vântoasă, vârtej de vânt, volbură

English - Russian - whirlwind

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с. вихрь, смерч, ураган

English - Turkish - whirlwind

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i. hortum, kasırga, hızlı tip, çabuk kimse

English - Ukrainian - whirlwind

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n. вихор, смерч

English - Dutch - whirlwind

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zn. wervelwind, windhoos

English - Greek - whirlwind

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ουσ. ανεμοστρόβιλος, στρόβιλος

English - Arabic - whirlwind

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‏زوبعة، ريح دوامية‏

English - Chinese - whirlwind

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(名) 旋风

English - Chinese - whirlwind

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(名) 旋風

English - Japanese - whirlwind

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(名) 旋風, 竜巻, つむじ風; 慌ただしい行動

English - Korean - whirlwind

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명. 선풍, 돌풍; 소용돌이 치는 것; 파괴적인 것

English - Vietnamese - whirlwind

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n. con trốt
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Synonyms for whirlwind
windstorm: gale, tornado, hurricane, whirly