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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 whisk /ˈhwɪsk, ˈwɪsk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whisk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whisked p. pr. & vb. n. Whisking.]
 1. To sweep, brush, or agitate, with a light, rapid motion; as, to whisk dust from a table; to whisk the white of eggs into a froth.
 2. To move with a quick, sweeping motion.
    He that walks in gray, whisking his riding rod.   --J. Fletcher.
    I beg she would not impale worms, nor whisk carp out of one element into another.   --Walpole.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whisk n.  A game at cards; whist.  [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whisk, n.
 1. The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of something light; a sudden motion or quick puff.
 This first sad whisk
 Takes off thy dukedom; thou art but an earl.   --J. Fletcher.
 2. A small bunch of grass, straw, twigs, hair, or the like, used for a brush; hence, a brush or small besom, as of broom corn.
 3. A small culinary instrument made of wire, or the like, for whisking or beating eggs, cream, etc.
 4. A kind of cape, forming part of a woman's dress.
    My wife in her new lace whisk.   --Pepys.
 5. An impertinent fellow.  [Prov. Eng.]
 6. A plane used by coopers for evening chines.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whisk, v. i. To move nimbly at with velocity; to make a sudden agile movement.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping
           eggs or cream
      2: a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes [syn: whisk
      v 1: move somewhere quickly; "The President was whisked away in
           his limo"
      2: move quickly and nimbly; "He whisked into the house"
      3: brush or wipe off lightly [syn: whisk off]
      4: whip with or as if with a wire whisk; "whisk the eggs" [syn: