Definition of “vortex” - English Dictionary

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vortexnoun [ C ]

us /ˈvɔr·teks/ plural vortices /ˈvɔr·t̬ɪˌsiz/

earth science a mass of air or water that spins around very fast and pulls objects into its empty center

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