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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A current of air or water moving in a circular or spiral motion.

Usage examples (38)
  • At the point in the river where the snowmelt met the main river current, an eddy formed creating a small, swirling whirlpool.
  • Through the furious eddy, which is in that place, the ship stood still as
  • An eddy occurs when an underwater object causes river current to reverse itself in a circular motion.
  • Because of the apparently irregular course taken by the current, these currents are called eddy currents. for more
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