vortex

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

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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[The Gazette song] `Vortex` is a maxi-single by the Japanese rock band, The Gazette. It was released on May 25, 2011 in two editions; the `Optical Impression` edition and `Auditory Impression` edition. The first edition includes two songs `Vortex` and `Uncertain Sense`, and a DVD containing the music video and making for the song `Vortex`. ...
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Vortex

[satellite] Vortex, previously known as Chalet, was a class of spy satellite operated by the United States during the 1980s and 1990s to collect signals intelligence (SIGINT) from high Earth orbit. The Vortex satellites were operated by the National Reconnaissance Office for the United States Air Force and listened to radio transmissions or...
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[software] Vortex is a high-fidelity, realtime physics engine developed by CM Labs Simulations that simulates rigid body dynamics, collision detection, contact determination, and dynamic reactions. Vortex adds accurate physical motion and interactions to objects in visual-simulation applications for operator training, mission planning, prod...
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[iPod game] Vortex is an iPod game created by Apple Inc. It is a Breakout clone that has a `looking down perspective` and has bricks arranged in a circular layout. ==History== On Tuesday, January 30, 2007, Apple introduced a demo version of this game for free. It includes two sample levels. They have since removed the demo. Vortex is curren...
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[Carowinds] Vortex is a steel stand-up roller coaster at Carowinds that was built during the last year before Paramount bought the park in the year 1992. This ride, which was unusual at its time, officially opened on March 14, 1992, on the former site of the Carolina Speedway miniature car ride. Vortex was Bolliger & Mabillard`s 3rd coaster...
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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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(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

[Danny Phantom] ==Summary== source: kmarinas86 tool: photoshop ==Licensing== ...
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[Thorpe Park] Vortex is a KMG Afterburner at Thorpe Park, an amusement park in Chertsey, Surrey, England. It was installed in the Lost City area of the park in 2001. It opened on 25 May, seven weeks after the opening of the 2001 season. Riders sit in seats arranged in a circle facing inwards, there are eight gondolas with four seats on each...
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Vortex

A rapid spiraling motion of air or liquid around a center of rotation.
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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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[Transformers] Vortex is a fictional character in the Transformers universes. ==Transformers: Generation 1== Vortex is the most out-and-out sadistic of the Combaticons, and functions as their interrogator. A favorite tactic of his is to trap Autobots in the huge wind funnels he creates in helicopter mode until they tell him what he wants to...
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[PC game] Vortex (also known as The Vortex: Quantum Gate II) is a 1994 interactive movie developed and published for Windows 3.x by Hyperbole Studios and is the sequel to the video game Quantum Gate. The game tells the adventures of an army grunt in a futuristic (but medieval like) society where water is scarce. Technically developed by Hyp...
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[California`s Great America] Vortex is a stand-up roller coaster at California`s Great America. It has a different layout but is generally the same size as Vortex at Carowinds. It was Bolliger & Mabillard`s second coaster after Iron Wolf at Six Flags Great America and officially opened on March 9, 1991. The coaster currently has a paint sch...
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Vortex

[Canada`s Wonderland] Vortex is a suspended roller coaster, which enables it to swing under the track at Canada`s Wonderland. It officially opened during the 1991 season. On `Vortex` riders are taken up through the top of the mountain and dropped at high speeds. At some points in the ride, the trains swing just above a river running through...
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[Kings Island] Vortex is a steel roller coaster at Kings Island located in Mason, Ohio. Designed and built by Arrow Dynamics at a cost of $4 million, the ride officially opened to the public on April 11, 1987. Vortex debuted as the tallest, full-circuit roller coaster with the highest drop in the world. It was also the first to feature six ...
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