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whirr

  

      vi  
[machine]  
vrombir  
→ A helicopter whirred overhead.      , Un hélicoptère vrombissait au-dessus de nos têtes.  
[insect's wing]   vrombir  
The camera whirred and clicked.      La caméra ronronnait et cliquetait.  
the whirring sound of the film projector      le ronronnement du projecteur de film  
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whir, whirring, whirl, whimper

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
v.
vrombir
v.
ronronner
n.
ronronnement
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"whirr": examples and translations in context
Whirr and whirl, good wheel, Bon rouet, gronde et bourdonne!
Spin busily! Whirr and whirl! Gronde et bourdonne, va gaîment, bon rouet!
On this stage, the focus is firmly on skating: you glide happily over the asphalt, the wind in your hair and the quiet whirr of the rollers in your ears. Sur cette étape, le roller même est au premier plan: plaisir de la glisse sur l'asphalte, les cheveux au vent, le doux bourdonnement des rollers à l'oreille.
Many persons distinctly heard the whirr of the propellers. De nombreuses personnes ont distinctement entendu le vrombissement des hélices.
Maciek chose bet quite close to home and with a great whirr went there on Wednesday. Maciek a choisi de miser tout près de la maison et avec un grand ronflement allé le mercredi.
Spin, spin a thousand threads, good wheel, whirr and whirl! Bon rouet, tourne et bourdonne et donne-nous mille fils en bourdonnant.
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