Science / Tides and Currents / Eddy: A quasi-circular movement of water whose area is relatively small in comparison to the current with which it is associated.
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Eddy Adjective Synonyms: swirl, whirl, vortex, gurgitation, whirlpool, maelstrom, Charybdis, dust devil, whirlwind, twister, tornado, cyclone, typhoon, hurricane, waterspout
Eddy Noun Synonyms: swirl, whirl, turn, spin

Eddy Current

Health / Fitness / Eddy Current: A type of resistance that works electromagnetically with a precision-balanced aluminum disk that spins freely between variable magnetic fields. Because of the very few moving parts and no friction, ed MORE

Catalina Eddy

Science / Weather / Catalina Eddy: A weak low pressure circulation that may form off the Southern California coast. MORE