twirl

twirl
I [twɜːl]
nome
1) (spin) giro m. (vorticoso), mulinello m.

to do a twirl — [person] fare una piroetta

2) (spiral) voluta f., spira f.
II 1. [twɜːl]
verbo transitivo
1) (spin) fare girare, fare roteare [baton, lasso, partner]
2) (twist) arricciare, attorcigliare [hair, moustache]; attorcigliare, avvolgere [ribbon, vine]
2.
verbo intransitivo [dancer] girare, roteare

to twirl round — [person] girarsi di scatto

* * *
[twə:l] 1. verb
(to (cause to) turn round (and round); to spin: She twirled her hair round her finger.) girare
2. noun
(an act of twirling.) giro, rotazione
* * *
[twɜːl]
1. n
(of body) piroetta, (in writing) ghirigoro
2. vt
(also: twirl round) far roteare, (knob) far girare, (moustache) arricciare
3. vi
(also: twirl round) volteggiare, roteare
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twirl /twɜ:l/
n.
1 giro vorticoso; mulinello; rotazione
2 piroetta
3 volta, giro (di fune attorta); spira
4 svolazzo; ghirigoro.
(to) twirl /twɜ:l/
A v. t.
1 far girare; mulinare; roteare: to twirl one's thumbs, far girare i pollici; (fig.) star con le mani in mano
2 arricciare; torcere: He twirled his moustache, si arricciò i baffi
B v. i.
1 girare; roteare
2 piroettare.
* * *
I [twɜːl]
nome
1) (spin) giro m. (vorticoso), mulinello m.

to do a twirl — [person] fare una piroetta

2) (spiral) voluta f., spira f.
II 1. [twɜːl]
verbo transitivo
1) (spin) fare girare, fare roteare [baton, lasso, partner]
2) (twist) arricciare, attorcigliare [hair, moustache]; attorcigliare, avvolgere [ribbon, vine]
2.
verbo intransitivo [dancer] girare, roteare

to twirl round — [person] girarsi di scatto


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