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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 ​movesfast 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 ​fastswirlingwater.
(Definition of eddy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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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