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English noun: churn

1. churn (artifact) a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk


Synonymsbutter churn


Broader (hypernym)vessel


English verb: churn

1. churn (contact) stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)stir


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

2. churn (motion) be agitated


SamplesThe sea was churning in the storm.


ExamplesThe water churns


Synonymsboil, moil, roil


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)roll, seethe









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