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swirling
 n.— «“One of the phenomena of today’s college student is the term ‘swirling’,” Moss said, which refers to the fact that many students attend more than one college. Moss said that especially with distance learning, students are not limited geographically as to where they enroll.» —“State has schools that meet every need” by Mick Hinton Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Okla.) Nov. 9, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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