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eddyverb [I]

us   /ˈed·i/
(of water, wind, smoke, etc.) to move fast in a circle: The water eddied ceaselessly in the wake of the boat.
eddy
noun [C] us   /ˈed·i/
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eddyverb [I]

uk   /ˈed.i/ 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.
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Translations of “eddy”
in Spanish remolino…
in Vietnamese xoáy nước, gió lốc…
in Malaysian olak…
in Thai น้ำวน…
in French tourbillon…
in German der Wirbel…
in Chinese (Simplified) (水、风、烟等)起漩涡,旋转…
in Indonesian pusaran…
in Chinese (Traditional) (水、風、煙等)起漩渦,旋轉…
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