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eddy

ed·dy

eddy

 
 
pronunciation:
e di
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: eddies
definition: a small current of water, air, fog, dust, or the like that moves contrary to the main current, esp. rotating like a whirlpool.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: eddied, eddies, eddying
definition: to move or turn in eddies.
The river water eddied behind the fallen log.
similar words:
moil, swirl
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