whir.01 - make a soft swishing soundWHIR-V NOTES: VN updated by Julia, 10/2010. Member of Vncls sound_emission-43.2 (from whir.01-v)
WHIRR-V NOTES: See Verbnet entry 43.2. (alternate sp of whir).(from whirr.01-v)
ARG1-PPT: emitter of sound
The sounds issuing from beyond --
whirringrel, men shouting -- indicated great activity and excited me .
spelling alias whirr-v
Mechanized vacuum cleaners probe the sand like giant anteaters ; a
excavatorARG1, with bucketsinstead of seats , chews through layers of compacted sand ; tracksand conveyor belts , shuttling sand to the screening plants , criss - cross the beach .