Whim

[mining] A whim, also called a whim gin or a horse capstan, is a device similar to a windlass used in mining for hauling materials to the surface. It comprises a capstan or a wide drum with a vertical axle. A rope is wound around the drum, with both ends traversing several pulleys and hanging down the mine shaft. As the drum is turned aroun...
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Whim

Whim noun [ Confer Whimbrel .] (Zoology) The European widgeon. [ Prov. Eng.]
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Whim

Whim intransitive verb To be subject to, or indulge in, whims; to be whimsical, giddy, or freakish. [ R.] Congreve.
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whim

<zoology> The European widgeon. ... Origin: Cf. Whimbrel. ... 1. A sudden turn or start of the mind; a temporary eccentricity; a freak; a fancy; a capricious notion; a humor; a caprice. 'Let every man enjoy his whim.' (Churchill) ... 2. <chemical> A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or ...
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whim

whimsy noun an odd or fanciful or capricious idea; `the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories`; `he had a whimsy about flying to the moon`; `whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it`
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Whim

• (v. i.) To be subject to, or indulge in, whims; to be whimsical, giddy, or freakish. • (n.) The European widgeon. • (n.) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes; -- called also whim gin, and whimsey. • (n.) A sudden turn or start o...
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WHIM

[AM] WHIM (1080 AM) is a Christian radio station licensed to Coral Gables, USA, serving the Miami area. The station is currently owned by Caron Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Salem Communications. The station is the South Florida home to Florida State Seminoles basketball broadcasts. WVCG (the `Voice of Coral Gables`), was originally on 1070...
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Whim

A winding machine used for hoisting ore out of a shaft.
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whim

A winding machine used for hoisting ore out of a shaft.
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whim

a sudden desire
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