Meaning of “vortex” in the English Dictionary

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"vortex" in British English

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vortexnoun

uk /ˈvɔː.teks/ us /ˈvɔːr.t̬eks/ plural vortexes or vortices uk /-tɪ.siːz/ us /-t̬ə-/

(Definition of “vortex” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vortexnoun [ C ]

us /ˈvɔr·teks/ plural vortices /ˈvɔr·t̬ɪˌsiz/

earth science a mass of air or water that spins around very fast and pulls objects into its empty center

(Definition of “vortex” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)