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English definition of “eddy”

eddy

verb [I]     /ˈed.i/
If water, wind, smoke, etc. eddies, it moves fast in a circle: The water eddied around in a whirlpool.Movement of liquids eddy     noun [C] The bend in the river had caused an eddy of fast swirling water.Floods, tides and currents
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