Meaning of EDDY in English

EDDY

[ed.dy] n, pl eddies [ME (Sc dial.) ydy, prob. fr. ON itha] (15c) 1 a: a current of water or air running contrary to the main current; esp: a circular current: whirlpool b: something moving similarly

2: a contrary or circular current (as of thought or policy)

[2]eddy vb ed.died ; ed.dy.ing vt (1810): to cause to move in an eddy ~ vi: to move in an eddy or in the manner of an eddy

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