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World vs. Whirled

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Worldnoun

(with "the") Human collective existence; existence in general.

‘There will always be lovers, till the world’s end.’;

Whirledverb

simple past tense and past participle of whirl

Worldnoun

The Universe.

Whirled

Whirled was a website created by Grey Havens. It was announced at the Game Developers Conference in 2007.

Worldnoun

The Earth.

‘People are dying of starvation all over the world.’;

Worldnoun

(countable) A planet, especially one which is inhabited or inhabitable.

‘Our mission is to travel the galaxy and find new worlds.’;

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Worldnoun

(by extension) Any other astronomical body which many be inhabitable, such as a natural satellite.

Worldnoun

A very large extent of country.

‘the New World’;

Worldnoun

A realm, such as planet, containing one or multiple societies of beings, specially intelligent ones.

‘the world of Narnia; the Wizarding World of Harry Potter; a zombie world’;

Worldnoun

An individual or group perspective or social setting.

‘In the world of boxing, good diet is all-important.’; ‘Welcome to my world.’;

Worldnoun

(computing) The part of an operating system distributed with the kernel, consisting of the shell and other programs.

Worldnoun

(video games) A subdivision of a game, consisting of a series of stages or levels that usually share a similar environment or theme.

‘Have you reached the boss at the end of the ice world?’; ‘There's a hidden warp to the next world down this pipe.’;

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Worldnoun

(tarot) The twenty-second trump or major arcana card of the tarot.

Worldnoun

(informal) A great amount.

‘Taking a break from work seems to have done her a world of good.’; ‘You're going to be in a world of trouble when your family finds out.’; ‘a world of difference; a world of embarrassment’;

Worldnoun

(archaic) Age, era

Worldverb

To consider or cause to be considered from a global perspective; to consider as a global whole, rather than making or focussing on national or other distinctions; compare globalise.

Worldverb

To make real; to make worldly.

Worldnoun

The earth and the surrounding heavens; the creation; the system of created things; existent creation; the universe.

‘The invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen.’; ‘With desire to know,What nearer might concern him, how this worldOf heaven and earth conspicuous first began.’;

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Worldnoun

Any planet or heavenly body, especially when considered as inhabited, and as the scene of interests analogous with human interests; as, a plurality of worlds.

‘Amongst innumerable stars, that shoneStar distant, but high-hand seemed other worlds.’; ‘There may be other worlds, where the inhabitants have never violated their allegiance to their almighty Sovereign.’;

Worldnoun

The earth and its inhabitants, with their concerns; the sum of human affairs and interests.

‘That forbidden tree, whose mortal tasteBrought death into the world, and all our woe.’;

Worldnoun

In a more restricted sense, that part of the earth and its concerns which is known to any one, or contemplated by any one; a division of the globe, or of its inhabitants; human affairs as seen from a certain position, or from a given point of view; also, state of existence; scene of life and action; as, the Old World; the New World; the religious world; the Catholic world; the upper world; the future world; the heathen world.

‘One of the greatest in the Christian worldShall be my surety.’; ‘Murmuring that now they must be put to make war beyond the world's end - for so they counted Britain.’;

Worldnoun

The customs, practices, and interests of men; general affairs of life; human society; public affairs and occupations; as, a knowledge of the world.

‘Happy is she that from the world retires.’; ‘If knowledge of the world makes man perfidious,May Juba ever live in ignorance.’;

Worldnoun

Individual experience of, or concern with, life; course of life; sum of the affairs which affect the individual; as, to begin the world with no property; to lose all, and begin the world anew.

Worldnoun

The inhabitants of the earth; the human race; people in general; the public; mankind.

‘Since I do purpose to marry, I will think nothing to any purpose that the world can say against it.’; ‘Tell me, wench, how will the world repute meFor undertaking so unstaid a journey?’;

Worldnoun

The earth and its affairs as distinguished from heaven; concerns of this life as distinguished from those of the life to come; the present existence and its interests; hence, secular affairs; engrossment or absorption in the affairs of this life; worldly corruption; the ungodly or wicked part of mankind.

‘I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.’; ‘Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.’;

Worldnoun

As an emblem of immensity, a great multitude or quantity; a large number.

‘Nor doth this wood lack worlds of company.’; ‘A world of woes dispatched in little space.’; ‘O, you are novices; 't is a world to seeHow tame, when men and women are alone,A meacock wretch can make the curstest shrew.’; ‘Throughout all ages, world without end.’;

Worldnoun

all of the inhabitants of the earth;

‘all the world loves a lover’; ‘she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women’;

Worldnoun

everything that exists anywhere;

‘they study the evolution of the universe’; ‘the biggest tree in existence’;

Worldnoun

all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you;

‘his world was shattered’; ‘we live in different worlds’; ‘for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were’;

Worldnoun

people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest;

‘the Western world’;

Worldnoun

the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet on which we live;

‘the Earth moves around the sun’; ‘he sailed around the world’;

Worldnoun

the concerns of the world as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife;

‘they consider the church to be independent of the world’;

Worldnoun

a part of the earth that can be considered separately;

‘the outdoor world’; ‘the world of insects’;

Worldnoun

people in general considered as a whole;

‘he is a hero in the eyes of the public’;

Worldadjective

involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope;

‘global war’; ‘global monetary policy’; ‘neither national nor continental but planetary’; ‘a world crisis’; ‘of worldwide significance’;

Worldnoun

the earth, together with all of its countries and peoples

‘it's a wonderful world’; ‘he was doing his bit to save the world’;

Worldnoun

all of the people and societies on the earth

‘the whole world hates a Monday’;

Worldnoun

denoting one of the most important people or things of their class

‘a world superstar’;

Worldnoun

another planet like the earth

‘the possibility of life on other worlds’;

Worldnoun

a particular region or group of countries

‘the English-speaking world’;

Worldnoun

a particular period of history

‘the ancient world’;

Worldnoun

a particular group of living things

‘the animal world’;

Worldnoun

all that relates to a particular sphere of activity

‘they were a legend in the world of British theatre’; ‘the news shocked the football world’;

Worldnoun

one's life and activities

‘he felt his whole world had collapsed’;

Worldnoun

human and social interaction

‘he has almost completely withdrawn from the world’;

Worldnoun

secular or material matters as opposed to spiritual ones

‘parents are not viewed as the primary educators of their own children, either in the world or in the Church’;

Worldnoun

a stage of human life, either mortal or after death

‘in this world and the next’;

World

In its most general sense, the term refers to the totality of entities, to the whole of reality or to everything that was, is and will be. The nature of the world has been conceptualized differently in different fields.

‘world’;

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