churning

[ chur-ning ]
/ ˈtʃɜr nɪŋ /

noun

the act of a person or thing that churns.
the butter made at any one time.

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Origin of churning

First recorded in 1400–50, churning is from the late Middle English word chyrnynge.See churn, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for churning

churning
/ (ˈtʃɜːnɪŋ) /

noun

the quantity of butter churned at any one time
the act, process, or effect of someone or something that churns
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