Whirlpool meaning

wûrlpo͝ol, hwûrl-
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A rapidly rotating current of water; a vortex.
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Something, such as a situation, that is confusing or tumultuous and is easy to be drawn into or difficult to get out of.

Was sucked into a whirlpool of despair.

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A bath, as used in hydrotherapy, in which an agitating device propels a current of warm water with a swirling motion.
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A rapidly rotating current of water or other liquid that sucks everything near it toward its center. The meeting of two tides can create a whirlpool.
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A swirling body of water.

A whirlpool is an instance of a vortex produced by ocean tides, or by a hole underneath where the water would drain out, such as in a bathtub.

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A bathtub or pool having jets of warm water that can be directed toward a body part as for therapeutic purposes.
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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.
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Anything like a whirlpool, as in violent motion.
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