kolk

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Dutch.

Noun[edit]

kolk (plural kolks)

  1. (geology) an underwater vortex similar to a whirlwind. Capable of dislodging, picking up, and moving boulders.
    • A whirlpool or tornado effect that forms in deep, fast moving water. Kolks can pick up solid blocks of basalt in flood areas. [1]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kolk ? (plural kolken, diminutive kolkje n) f/m

  1. vortex, maelstrom

Verb[edit]

kolk

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kolken
  2. imperative of kolken