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eddy (plural eddies)
- A current of air or water running back, or in an opposite direction to the main current.
- A circular current; a whirlpool.
- And smiling eddies dimpled on the main.
- Wheel through the air, in circling eddies play.
air or water running in an opposite direction to the main current
- (intransitive) To form an eddy; to move in, or as if in, an eddy; to move in a circle.
- Eddying round and round they sink.