Meaning of EDDY in English

EDDY

■ noun ( plural eddies ) a circular movement of water causing a small whirlpool.

■ verb ( eddies , ~ing , eddied ) (of water, air, or smoke) move in a circular way.

Origin

ME: prob. from the Gmc base of the OE prefix ed- 'again, back'.

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