Vortex

A rotating motion in a parcel of air. Can be seen as 'whisps' of air coming from the top, outer edge of the rear wing in humid conditions
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Vortex

Any flow possessing vorticity.Specifically a flow with closed streamlines or the idealized case in which all vorticity is concentrated in a vortex filament.
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Vortex

A fluid in rotational motion, such as a whirlpool.
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Vortex

Vor'tex noun ; plural English Vortexes , Latin Vortices . [ Latin vortex , vertex , -icis , from vortere , vertere , to turn. See Vertex .] 1. A mass of fluid, especially of a liquid, having a whirling or circular motion tendin
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vortex

Origin: L. Vortex, vertex, -icis, fr. Vortere, vertere, to turn. See Vertex. ... 1. A mass of fluid, especially of a liquid, having a whirling or circular motion tending to form a cavity or vacuum in the center of the circle, and to draw in towards the center bodies subject to its action; the form assumed by a fluid in such motion; a whirlpool; an
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vortex

(vorĀ“teks) a whorled or spiral arrangement or pattern, as of muscle fibers, or of the ridges or hairs of the skin.
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Vortex

• (n.) Any one of numerous species of small Turbellaria belonging to Vortex and allied genera. See Illustration in Appendix. • (n.) A mass of fluid, especially of a liquid, having a whirling or circular motion tending to form a cavity or vacuum in the center of the circle, and to draw in towards the center bodies subject to its action; th
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vortex

(from the article `whirlpool`) rotary oceanic current, a large-scale eddy that is produced by the interaction of rising and falling tides. Similar currents that exhibit a central ... ...critical velocity; they represent a flow of fluid into the space behind the obstacle, and this inflow begins only when the general flow is fast ... ....
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Vortex

A rapid spiraling motion of air or liquid around a center of rotation.
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vortex

  1. the shape of something rotating rapidly
  2. a powerful circular current of water (usually the resulting of conflicting tides)

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VORTEX

Any circular or rotary flow in the atmosphere that possesses vorticity.
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vortex

vortex (vôr'teks) , mass of fluid in whirling or rotary motion. To simplify the analysis, vortex motion usually describes motions in a frictionless fluid. In such cases the absence of friction would make it impossible to create or to destroy vortex motion. Motion in such a fluid would be a...
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vortex

Type: Term Pronunciation: vōr′teks, vōr′ti-sēz Synonyms: verticil, whorl5, vortex lentis
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Vortex

An atmospheric feature that tends to rotate. It has vorticity and usually has closed streamlines.
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Vortex

Any circular or rotary flow in the atmosphere that possesses vorticity.
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