whirlpool

英 ['wɜːlpuːl] 美 ['wɝlpul]
  • n. 漩涡,涡流;混乱,纷乱
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whirlpool 漩涡

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whirlpool (n.)
1520s, from whirl (v.) + pool (n.1). Old English had hwyrfepol and wirfelmere.
1. The recent rain had churned up the waterfall into a muddy whirlpool.
最近的一场雨把瀑布搅成了泥水漩涡。

来自柯林斯例句

2. They felt they were being sucked into a whirlpool of publicity.
他们觉得好像陷入了一个宣传的漩涡中。

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3. She became caught in a whirlpool of hate.
她陷入了仇恨的漩涡。

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4. There's also an outdoor whirlpool.
那里也有一个室外的涡旋浴池。

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5. She felt she was being dragged into a whirlpool of emotion.
她觉得自己被卷入了感情的旋涡。

来自《权威词典》

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