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furl

furl

 
pronunciation:
fuhrl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: furled, furling, furls
definition: to roll up (a flag or the like) around a central axis.
similar words:
roll
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become rolled into a bundle around an axis.
The changing wind caused the flag to furl.
similar words:
roll
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of furling.
definition 2: something that is furled, or a single rolled section of it.
similar words:
roll