Meaning of EDDY in English

n. Function: noun

a swirling mass especially of water FF1C; dark eddies in the flooded stream FF1E;

Synonyms: maelstrom, vortex, whirl, whirlpool

Related Words: gurge, surge, swirl, twirl, whirl; back current, back stream, countercurrent, counterflow, counterflux; backwash, backwater

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.