eddy definition

  • noun:
    • A current, by water or air, moving contrary to the course of this main up-to-date, especially in a circular movement.
    • A drift or tendency that is counter to or individual from a main existing, at the time of viewpoint, tradition, or record.
    • an ongoing of environment or liquid running right back, or in an opposite path towards main present. Especially a circular present.
    • an ongoing of environment or liquid operating right back, or in a direction as opposed to the primary up-to-date.
    • an ongoing of liquid or atmosphere relocating a circular direction; a whirlpool.
    • an integral part of a fluid, as a stream of liquid, with a rotatory motion; any tiny whirl or vortex in a fluid.
    • Synonyms See stream.
    • founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)
    • a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting whenever current of a fluid doubles back on it self
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to go in or like in an eddy. See Synonyms at turn.
    • To move as an eddy, or as in an eddy; to maneuver in a circle.
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to maneuver in or as though in an eddy.
    • To collect as into an eddy.
  • verb:
    • to make an eddy.
    • movement in a circular current, of fluids
  • others:
    • to go circularly or perhaps in a winding way, as the liquid of an eddy, roughly concerning resemble the motion of an eddy.
    • To cause to go in an eddy; accumulate as into an eddy; cause to whirl.

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