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eddy

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a circular movement of air or water
  • The boat was caught in a powerful eddy.

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eddy

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of eddy (Entry 2 of 2)

as in swirl, purl

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“Eddy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eddy. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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