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churn out

To produce something in large quantities, often quickly and/or carelessly. A noun or pronoun can be used between "churn" and "out." That novelist seems to churn out a new bestseller every few months. I want to open a fine dining restaurant, not just some place that churns out burgers and fries.
See also: churn, out

churn up

To cause the movement of something in a liquid (such as sediment of some kind) by stirring. A noun or pronoun can be used between "churn" and "up." I stirred the milk and churned up bits of chocolate powder that had settled to the bottom of the glass. Because we're so close to the shore, your oars will likely churn some pebbles up.
See also: churn, up

churn something out

to produce something in large numbers, perhaps carelessly. We churn toys out by the thousand. This factory can churn out these parts day and night.
See also: churn, out

churn something up

to stir up a liquid; to mix up material suspended in water. The oars of our boat churned the shallow water up, leaving little clouds of sediment in our wake. The oars churned up the mud.
See also: churn, up

churn out

Produce in an abundant and automatic manner, as in He churned out a novel every six months. This idiom transfers the turning of milk into butter to other kinds of production. [Early 1900s]
See also: churn, out

churn out

v.
To produce something in an abundant and automatic manner: The author churns out four novels a year. Although the chairs look handmade, the company churns them out in a factory.
See also: churn, out

churn

tv. [for a stockbroker] to cause a heavy turnover in the portfolio of an investor. (The broker collects commissions on each transaction.) I reported my broker for churning my account.
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Total viable counts in both traditionally made and machine churner made samples were in the 2-7 Log cfu/g range with the exception of Ngoma sample at 10 Log cfu/g.
With respect to those patrons who were predicted to be non-churners by the model, some of them belonged to a churner group according to the churn definition used in the current study.
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The Figure 8 came in 1912 along with the promenade and the sea wall, displacing the ancient Switchback Railway, the original stomach churner. Meanwhile, Porthcawl had the water chute and this failed coalport, breeziest beach of `em all, was a magnet for lads from the Rhondda: for kids from Splott it was as distant as the dark side of the moon.
It has come a long way from the first washing machine created by the family-owned and operated premium home appliance brand in Germany in 1899-a wooden, manually operated, barrel-shaped contraption inspired by a butter churner.
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You buy your tickets at the New Inn and then get ready for the ride of your life, the stomach churner. Starts near the Mechanics Hall and down, up, down.
Winner of the best classic car category was Richard Pegg, of Ewenny, with his 1967 Cortina Mark One; the best stationary engine category was won by John Fowler, of Bridgend, with his Moteur Japy butter churner; David Rees, of Coity, won best tractor for his Massey Ferguson 35 and John Hemmings, of Bridgend, won best motor cycle with his 1952 Vincent Comet.
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They loved all the old artefacts, such as the butter churner and the cooking implements and found it much more real.
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