vortical motion

noun

Definition of vortical motion

: motion of a fluid (as at the boundary between two layers flowing in opposite directions) in which each individual particle rotates about its own axis

called also rotational motion

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“Vortical motion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vortical%20motion. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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