churn|ing

churn|ing
churn|ing «CHUR nihng», noun, adjective.
–n.
1. a) the stirring and shaking of milk or cream to produce butter. b) the quantity of butter produced at one time.
2. Figurative. a violent agitation of water or anything else.
3. Commerce. the practice of inducing an artificial turnover in a particular stock in order to give the appearance of great activity in the stock. Churning is usually illegal and consists of repeatedly selling and buying back the same block of stocks without effecting a change in the price.
–adj.
that churns.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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