Whir – meaning of the word and example

To fly, revolve, or move rapidly with a whir. (Merriam – Webster)

(especially of machines) to make a low, soft, continuous sound. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A prolonged soft swish or buzz, as of a motor working or wings flapping. (Collins Dictionary)

(of something rapidly rotating or moving to and fro) make a low, continuous, regular sound. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Whir of grinder.



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