a firework that rises spirally: Between two spectacular pinwheels, they launched a series of silvery tourbillons.
- Sometimes tour·bil·lion [toor-bil-yuhn] /tʊərˈbɪl yən/ .
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How to use tourbillon in a sentence
The organisation of the body, the arrangement of its solids and liquids, is adapted to further the tourbillon vital.Form and Function | E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
I have known before what it is to be in what our neighbours have called a tourbillon, but never on such a scale as this.Danger! and Other Stories | Arthur Conan Doyle
Father was capital as the French usher tourbillon; and the whole thing went splendidly.The Story of My Life | Ellen Terry
Le tourbillon, l'ouragan, tous les diables dechains qui veulent bien emporter votre chteau.The Cathedrals of Southern France | Francis Miltoun
A new face arose, the pretty Leontine von Morien, the tourbillon of the princely court at Rheinsberg, who pined away in sighs.Old Fritz and the New Era | Louise Muhlbach