Meaning of EDDY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈedɪ ]

n. & v. --n. (pl. -ies) 1 a circular movement of water causing a small whirlpool. 2 a movement of wind, fog, or smoke resembling this. --v.tr. & intr. (-ies, -ied) whirl round in eddies. øeddy current Electr. a localized current induced in a conductor by a varying magnetic field. [prob. OE ed- again, back, perh. of Scand. orig.]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.