Predicate: churn

Roleset id: churn.01 , move violently as a liquid, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

churn.01: CHURN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'churn' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. Verbnet entry build-26.1, other framed members include assemple, build, reshape, roll, shape, spin, develop, grow, and probably others. Comparison with 'develop' and verbs of motion. (from churn.01-v predicate notes)


churn (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of violent motion, agent (vnrole: 26.1-Agent)
        Arg1-VSP: liquid, thing in motion (vnrole: 26.1-Material)
        Arg2-PRD: end product (vnrole: 26.1-Product)

Example: inchoative motion

        The technology group is also split between large companies and small, with the biggest stocks trading as blue-chip issues in the institutional marketplace, while the smaller stocks churn on their individual merits or faults, analysts say.

        Arg1: the smaller stocks
        Rel: churn
        ArgM-CAU: on their individual merits or faults

Example: as create

        John churned the cream into butter.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: churned
        Arg1: the cream
        Arg2: into butter