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whirr

Definitions of whirr
  1. noun
    sound of something in rapid motion
    synonyms: birr, whir, whirring
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    type of:
    sound
    the sudden occurrence of an audible event
  2. verb
    make a vibrant sound, as of some birds
    synonyms: churr
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    type of:
    emit, let loose, let out, utter
    express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
  3. verb
    make a soft swishing sound
    synonyms: birr, purr, whir, whiz, whizz
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    type of:
    go, sound
    make a certain noise or sound
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