What is another word for whorl?

Synonyms for whorl
ʰwɜrl, ʰwɔrl, wɜrl, wɔrlwhorl

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  1. coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scrollnoun

    a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

    Synonyms:
    curl, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, cast, helix, coil, paradiddle, rolling wave, drum roll, peal, ringlet butterfly, axial rotation, roll, volute, spiral, ringlet, roster, bowl, squiggle, lock, axial motion, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

  2. lock, curl, ringlet, whorlnoun

    a strand or cluster of hair

    Synonyms:
    roll, gyre, ringlet butterfly, volute, coil, lock, ignition lock, ringlet, helix, curlicue, spiral, curl, lock chamber, scroll

  3. coil, spiral, volute, whorl, helixnoun

    a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops

    "a coil of rope"

    Synonyms:
    lock, genus Helix, gyre, volute, coil, roll, ringlet, spiral, helix, curl, scroll, curlicue

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