eddy

  1. founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)
  2. a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself

Eddy

• (v. t.) To collect as into an eddy. • (v. i.) To move as an eddy, or as in an eddy; to move in a circle. • (n.) A current of water or air moving in a circular direction; a whirlpool. • (n.) A current of air or water running back, or in a direction contrary to the main current.
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Eddy

(from the article `kite`) ...an interest in meteorology and kite aerial photography, made a significant contribution to kite development in the West by introducing his ...
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eddy

noun a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
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Eddy

[fluid dynamics] In fluid dynamics, an eddy is the swirling of a fluid and the reverse current created when the fluid flows past an obstacle. The moving fluid creates a space devoid of downstream-flowing fluid on the downstream side of the object. Fluid behind the obstacle flows into the void creating a swirl of fluid on each edge of the ob...
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Eddy

[M] He started his musical career in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1953. Recipient of the ECMA Stompin` Tom Award, inducted into the Order of the Porcupine Hall of Fame, (Steve Fruitman, curator) the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in Nashville as an original Canadian Rockabilly, (Bob Timmers, curator), and the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame. == ...
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Eddy

Ed'dy (ĕd'dȳ) noun ; plural Eddies (-dĭz). [ Prob. from Icelandic iða ; confer Icelandic prefix ið- back, Anglo-Saxon ed- , Old Saxon idug- , Old High German ita- ; Goth. id- .] 1. A current of air or water runni...
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Eddy

Ed'dy intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Eddied ; present participle & verbal noun Eddying .] To move as an eddy, or as in an eddy; to move in a circle. « Eddying round and round they sink.» Wordsworth...
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Eddy

Ed'dy transitive verb To collect as into an eddy. [ R.] « The circling mountains eddy in From the bare wild the dissipated storm.» Thomson.
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Eddy

A circular current of water, usually resulting from an obstruction.
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eddy

A circular movement of water or air that is formed where currents pass obstructions or between two adjacent currents that are flowing counter to each other.
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Eddy

A current of air, water, or any fluid, forming on the side of the main current, especially one moving in a circle; in extreme cases a whirlpool.
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Eddy

A current of air, water, or any fluid, forming on the side of the main current, especially one moving in a circle; in extreme cases a whirlpool.
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Eddy

A current running contrary to the main current, causing water turbulence, e.g., below the bridge pier where swift current is passing through, or below a bar or point.
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Eddy

A localized chaotic movement of air or liquid in a generally uniform larger flow.
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Eddy

A patch of water that is less disturbed than the surrounding water, found for instance on the edge of a current or where two streams converge
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Eddy

A quasi-circular movement of water whose area is relatively small in comparison to the current with
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Eddy

a section of moving water usually moving around an object under the water
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Eddy

a section of water in a stream found on the edge of a current that is less disturbed than the surrounding water, providing a place for fish to hold and for insects to emerge.
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Eddy

a section of water that is less disturbed than the surrounding water, found for example on the edge of a current or where two streams converge.
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Eddy

A small disturbance of wind in a large wind flow, which can produce turbulent conditions. They can a
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eddy

A small disturbance of wind in a large wind flow, which can produce turbulent conditions. They can also be areas of warmer air north of the main westerlies or colder air south of the westerlies. In oceanic circulation, it is a circular movement of water usually formed where currents pass obstructions, between two adjacent currents flowing counter t...
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Eddy

A small volume of air that behaves differently from the predominant flow of the layer in which it exists, seemingly having a life of its own. An example of such would be a tornado, which has its own distinct rotation, but is different than the large-scale flow of air surrounding the thunderstorm in which the tornado is born.
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eddy

circular or spiral movement (e.g.. of wind) 
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eddy

Circular swirling water or air currents.
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