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swirl

The irregular wood grain pattern that surrounds knots or crotches, esp. found in veneer.
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The four-count line includes: Cuatro Leches, fluffy tres leches cake pieces mixed with decadent swirls of dulce de leche and vanilla ice cream; Hot Chocolate Con Churros, cinnamon-spiked chocolate ice cream with chunks of cinnamon sugar churros; Flan, sweet flan-flavored ice cream topped with ribbons of caramelized sugar; and Coconut Mango Swirl, creamy coconut ice cream swirled with mango sorbet to provide a texture-difference delight for the taste buds.
plastic bottles will feature a swirled grip at the bottom portion of the bottle, with a shorter label edged in a "cola-colored" border and showing an enlarged version of its existing globe logo.
Perhaps the explosion under the truck swirled, but no, no, that's all wrong.
[10] Ramamurthi K, Tharakan TJ (1998) Flow Transition in Swirled Liquid Sheets AIAA J 36(3):420-427.
The cakes, which come in two sizes, are made with swirled chocolate and vanilla ice cream and are "loaded with chocolate cake crunchies and topped with a special ice cream icing." The 8-inch round cake starts at $15 and serves 12 to 14 party-goers, while the quarter sheet cake, at around $19, serves 16 to 20.
The cooling air is swirled, which reduces the work done by the rotating turbine disc in accelerating the air to the disc speed.
All the mouth-watering ingredients are then mixed - or in other words swirled together - leaving you with a generous treat which is individual to you.