Translation of "vortex" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /ˈvɔː.teks/ US  /ˈvɔːr.t̬eks/ (plural vortexes or vortices /-tɪ.siz/ US  /-t̬ə-/)

[ C ] specialized 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 destructive situation in which you become more and more involved without being able to 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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