Translation of "vortex" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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

[ C ] specialized environment a mass of air or water that spins around very fast and pulls objects into its empty centre


[ C usually singular ] literary a dangerous or bad situation in which you become more and more involved and from which you cannot escape

I was sucked into a vortex of despair. 我被卷入了绝望的旋涡里。

(Translation of “vortex” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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