Synonyms of 'whorl'
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A coil of rope or wire is a length of it that has been wound into a series of loops.
Tod slung the coil of rope over his shoulder.
A helix is a spiral shape or form.
Coil the fibre into a helix.
Thesaurus for whorl from the Collins English Thesaurus
A whorl is a spiral shape, for example the pattern on the tips of your fingers .