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Eddy

Ed´dy   Pronunciation: ĕd´dŷ
n.1.A current of air or water running back, or in a direction contrary to the main current.
2.A current of water or air moving in a circular direction; a whirlpool.
v. i.1.To move as an eddy, or as in an eddy; to move in a circle.
[imp. & p. p. Eddied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Eddying.]
Eddying round and round they sink.
- Wordsworth.
v. t.1.To collect as into an eddy.
Noun1.EddyEddy - founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)
2.eddy - a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
Synonyms: twist
Verb1.eddy - flow in a circular current, of liquids
Synonyms: purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl
Charybdis, Maelstrom, ado, agitation, back, back stream, backflow, backwash, backwater, brouhaha, bustle, centrifugate, centrifuge, commotion, countercurrent, counterflow, counterflux, cyclone, disturbance, dizzy round, dust devil, ebullience, ebullition, effervescence, embroilment, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, flurry, fume, gulf, gurge, gyre, hurly-burly, hurricane, hurry, hurry-scurry, maelstrom, pell-mell, perturbation, pirouette, purl, rat race, reel, refluence, reflux, regurgitation, round, ruffle, spin, stir, surge, swirl, swirling, to-do, tornado, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, turn, twirl, twister, typhoon, uproar, vortex, waterspout, wheel, whirl, whirligig, whirlpool, whirlwind, whorl, yeastiness
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