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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “eddy”

eddy

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈed.i/
If water, wind, smoke, etc. eddies, it moves fast in a circle
(水、风、烟等)起漩涡,旋转
The water eddied around in a whirlpool.
水流形成了一个漩涡。
Movement of liquids
eddy
 
 
noun [C]
The bend in the river had caused an eddy of fast swirling water.
河流在转弯处形成了一个水势湍急的漩涡。
Floods, tides and currents
(Definition of eddy from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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