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churn

noun

1 churn

A vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk.

synonym: butter churn.

Dutch: overstapkandidaten
Polish: maselnica, masielnica, maśniczka, maślniczka, maślnica



verb

1 churn

Stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter.

Roget 352: inspissate, incrassate; thicken, mash, squash, churn, beat up.    sinter.   

Dutch: karnen

2 churn

Be agitated:
— The sea was churning in the storm.

synonyms: boil, moil, roil.

Roget 315: be agitated &c.; shake; tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf; quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, ... show more

Dutch: woelen, agiteren, schuimbekken, briesen, zieden, razen, koken


Moby thesaurus: agitate, agitation, agitator, beat, beat up, beater, blender, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, brouhaha, bubble, bustle, cement mixer, churn up, clabber, clot, coagulate, colloid ... show more.

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