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Churn vs. Whirlpool — What's the Difference?

Churn vs. Whirlpool — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Churn and Whirlpool

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Churn

A vessel or device in which cream or milk is agitated to separate the oily globules from the caseous and serous parts, used to make butter.
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Whirlpool

A whirlpool is a body of rotating water produced by opposing currents or a current running into an obstacle. Small whirlpools form when a bath or a sink is draining.
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Churn

Turbulence or agitation
"the violent churn of a long waterfall" (Catherine Reid).
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Whirlpool

A rapidly rotating current of water; a vortex.
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Churn

To agitate or stir (milk or cream) in order to make butter.
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Whirlpool

Something, such as a situation, that is confusing or tumultuous and is easy to be drawn into or difficult to get out of
Was sucked into a whirlpool of despair.
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Churn

To make by the agitation of milk or cream
Churn butter.
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Whirlpool

A bathtub or pool having jets of warm water that can be directed toward a body part as for therapeutic purposes.
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Churn

To agitate vigorously or turn over repeatedly
Wind churning up the piles of leaves.
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Whirlpool

A swirling body of water.
A whirlpool is an instance of a vortex produced by ocean tides, or by a hole underneath where the water would drain out, such as in a bathtub.
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Churn

To buy and sell (a client's securities) frequently, especially in order to generate commissions.
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Whirlpool

A hot tub, jacuzzi.
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Churn

To make butter by operating a device that agitates cream or milk.
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Whirlpool

Turmoil, or agitated excitement.
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Churn

To be turbulent or agitated
Waves churning in the storm.
So angry it made my stomach churn.
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Whirlpool

(intransitive) To spin or swirl like the water in a whirlpool.
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Churn

To move by agitating water or by means of a pumping action
The boat churned through the narrows.
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Whirlpool

An eddy or vortex of water; a place in a body of water where the water moves round in a circle so as to produce a depression or cavity in the center, into which floating objects may be drawn; any body of water having a more or less circular motion caused by its flowing in an irregular channel, by the coming together of opposing currents, or the like.
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Churn

(transitive) To agitate rapidly and repetitively, or to stir with a rowing or rocking motion; generally applies to liquids, notably cream.
Now the cream is churned to make butter.
No-churn ice cream
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Whirlpool

A sea monster of the whale kind.
The Indian Sea breedeth the most and the biggest fishes that are; among which the whales and whirlpools, called "balænæ," take up in length as much as four . . . arpents of land.
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Churn

To produce excessive and sometimes undesirable or unproductive activity or motion.
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Whirlpool

A powerful circular current of water (usually the resulting of conflicting tides)
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Churn

(intransitive) To move rapidly and repetitively with a rocking motion; to tumble, mix or shake.
I was so nervous that my stomach was churning.
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Whirlpool

Flow in a circular current, of liquids
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Churn

(of a customer) To stop using a company's product or service.
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Churn

To repeatedly cancel and rebook a reservation in order to refresh ticket time limits or other fare rule restrictions.
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Churn

To continually sign up for new credit cards in order to earn signup bonuses, airline miles, and other benefits.
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Churn

(finance) To carry out wash sales in order to make the market appear more active than it really is.
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Churn

A vessel used for churning, especially for producing butter.
A butter churn
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Churn

A milk churn container for the transportation of milk.
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Churn

Customer attrition; the phenomenon or rate of customers leaving a company.
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Churn

(telecommunications) The time when a consumer switches his/her service provider.
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Churn

(telecommunications) The mass of people who are ready to switch carriers.
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Churn

Cyclic activity that achieves nothing.
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Churn

(historical) The last grain cut at harvest; kern.
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Churn

A vessel in which milk or cream is stirred, beaten, or otherwise agitated (as by a plunging or revolving dasher) in order to separate the oily globules from the other parts, and obtain butter.
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Churn

To stir, beat, or agitate, as milk or cream in a churn, in order to make butter.
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Churn

To shake or agitate with violence.
Churned in his teeth, the foamy venom rose.
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Churn

To perform the operation of churning.
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Churn

A vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
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Churn

Stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter
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Churn

Be agitated;
The sea was churning in the storm
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