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churn

churn

 
 
pronunciation:
chuhrn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a container in which cream or milk is beaten or shaken to form butter.
similar words:
mixer
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: churned, churning, churns
definition 1: to beat or shake in a churn to make butter.
similar words:
agitate, beat, shake, whisk
definition 2: to move or stir powerfully.
Rough seas churned the seaweed up onto the beach.
synonyms:
agitate, beat, heave
similar words:
shake, stir, whip, whisk
definition 3: to move or stir with great force.
Storm clouds churned in the dark sky.
synonyms:
toss
similar words:
boil, foam, froth, heave, rage, seethe, shake, surge
derivation: churner (n.)
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