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

 whorl /ˈhwɔr(ə)l, ˈwɔr(ə)l, ˈ(h)wɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 whorl /ˈhwor(ə)l, ˈwɔr(ə)l, ˈ(h)wɝ(ə)l/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whorl n.
 1. Bot. A circle of two or more leaves, flowers, or other organs, about the same part or joint of a stem.
 2. Zool. A volution, or turn, of the spire of a univalve shell.
 3. Spinning The fly of a spindle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles [syn:
            coil, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre,
      2: a strand or cluster of hair [syn: lock, curl, ringlet]
      3: a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous
         series of loops; "a coil of rope" [syn: coil, spiral,
         volute, helix]