Bang, an onomatopoeic word

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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘whir’.

Whir
Pronunciation:
[hwur, wur]
Function:
noun
Etymology:
late Middle English (in the sense 'move with a whirring sound'): probably of Scandinavian origin

1 : a whirring sound <the whir of the projector>


whir. (2013). In Oxford Online Dictionary.
Retrieved March 14, 2013, from http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/whir?q=whir
 
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