Eddy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |╦łedi|  American pronunciation of the word eddy
Brit.  |╦łedi|  British pronunciation of the word eddy

noun

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

verb

- flow in a circular current, of liquids (syn: purl, swirl, whirl, whirlpool)

Examples

The boat was caught in a powerful eddy.

The wind gusted and eddied around us.

The waves swirled and eddied against the pier.

These are but the eddies of the royal history.

The vapour is eddying wildly in the air.

the racing river caused swirling eddies

Mist eddied round the house.

Eddy's been binding to Vic about you.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: eddy
he/she/it: eddies
present participle: eddying
past tense: eddied
past participle: eddied
noun
singular: eddy
plural: eddies
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