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Whisk vs. Whisp — What's the Difference?

Whisk vs. Whisp — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Whisk and Whisp

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Whisk

A whisk is a cooking utensil which can be used to blend ingredients smooth or to incorporate air into a mixture, in a process known as whisking or whipping. Most whisks consist of a long, narrow handle with a series of wire loops joined at the end.
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Whisp

See Wisp.
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Whisk

Take or move (someone or something) somewhere suddenly and quickly
His jacket was whisked away for dry-cleaning
He whisked her off to Paris for a few days
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Whisp

A flock of snipe.
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Whisk

Beat or stir (a substance, especially cream or eggs) with a light, rapid movement.
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Whisk

A utensil for whipping eggs or cream.
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Whisk

A bunch of grass, twigs, or bristles for removing dust or flies.
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Whisk

A brief, rapid action or movement
A whisk round St Basil's cathedral
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Whisk

To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions
Whisked crumbs off the table.
Whisked the children away.
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Whisk

To whip (eggs or cream).
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Whisk

To move lightly, nimbly, and rapidly.
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Whisk

A quick light sweeping motion.
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Whisk

A whiskbroom.
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Whisk

A small bunch, as of twigs or hair, attached to a handle and used in brushing.
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Whisk

A kitchen utensil, usually in the form of stiff, thin wire loops attached to a handle, used for whipping foodstuffs.
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Whisk

A quick, light sweeping motion.
With a quick whisk, she swept the cat from the pantry with her broom.
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Whisk

A kitchen utensil, now usually made from stiff wire loops fixed to a handle (and formerly of twigs), used for whipping (or a mechanical device with the same function).
He used a whisk to whip up a light and airy souffle.
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Whisk

A bunch of twigs or hair etc, used as a brush.
Peter dipped the whisk in lather and applied it to his face, so he could start shaving.
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Whisk

A small handheld broom with a small (or no) handle.
I used a whisk to sweep the counter, then a push-broom for the floor.
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Whisk

A plane used by coopers for evening chines.
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Whisk

A kind of cape, forming part of a woman's dress.
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Whisk

(obsolete) The card game whist.
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Whisk

(transitive) To move something with quick light sweeping motions.
Vernon whisked the sawdust from his workbench.
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Whisk

(transitive) In cooking, to whip e.g. eggs or cream.
The chef prepared to whisk the egg whites for the angel's food cake.
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Whisk

(transitive) To move something rapidly and with no warning.
The governess whisked the children from the room before they could see their presents.
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Whisk

(intransitive) To move lightly and nimbly.
The children whisked down the road to the fair, laughing and chattering as they went.
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Whisk

(transitive) To move whiskers.
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Whisk

A game at cards; whist.
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Whisk

The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of something light; a sudden motion or quick puff.
This first sad whiskTakes off thy dukedom; thou art but an earl.
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Whisk

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.
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Whisk

A small culinary instrument made of wire, or the like, for whisking or beating eggs, cream, etc.
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Whisk

A kind of cape, forming part of a woman's dress.
My wife in her new lace whisk.
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Whisk

An impertinent fellow.
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Whisk

A plane used by coopers for evening chines.
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Whisk

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.
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Whisk

To move with a quick, sweeping motion.
He that walks in gray, whisking his riding rod.
I beg she would not impale worms, nor whisk carp out of one element into another.
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Whisk

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

A mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping eggs or cream
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Whisk

A small short-handled broom used to brush clothes
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Whisk

Move somewhere quickly;
The President was whisked away in his limo
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Whisk

Move quickly and nimbly;
He whisked into the house
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Whisk

Brush or wipe off lightly
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Whisk

Whip with or as if with a wire whisk;
Whisk the eggs
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