Churn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Churned p. pr. & vb. n. Churning.]
1. To stir, beat, or agitate, as milk or cream in a churn, in order to make butter.
2. To shake or agitate with violence.
Churned in his teeth, the foamy venom rose. --Addison.
1. The act of one who churns.
2. The quantity of butter made at one operation.
adj 1: moving with or producing or produced by vigorous agitation;
"winds whipped the piled leaves into churning masses";
"a car stuck in the churned-up mud" [syn: churned-up]
2: (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence;
"the river's roiling current"; "turbulent rapids" [syn: roiling,
roiled, roily, turbulent]