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eddy

verb [I] uk   us   /ˈed.i/
If water, wind, smoke, etc. eddies, it moves fast in a circle: The water eddied around in a whirlpool.
eddy
noun [C] uk   us  
The bend in the river had caused an eddy of fast swirling water.
Translations of “eddy”
in Vietnamese xoáy nước, gió lốc…
in Spanish remolino…
in Thai น้ำวน…
in Malaysian olak…
in French tourbillon…
in German der Wirbel…
in Chinese (Traditional) (水、風、煙等)起漩渦,旋轉…
in Indonesian pusaran…
in Chinese (Simplified) (水、风、烟等)起漩涡,旋转…
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