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English Dictionary: Birr by the DICT Development Group
3 results for Birr
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
birr
n
  1. the basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents
  2. sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
    Synonym(s): whir, whirr, whirring, birr
v
  1. make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"
    Synonym(s): whizz, whiz, whirr, whir, birr, purr
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Birr \Birr\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Birred}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Birring}.] [Cf. OE. bur, bir, wind, storm wind, fr. Icel.
      byrr wind. Perh. imitative.]
      To make, or move with, a whirring noise, as of wheels in
      motion.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Birr \Birr\, n.
      1. A whirring sound, as of a spinning wheel.
  
      2. A rush or impetus; force.
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