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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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