eddying

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

eddying

  1. Present participle of eddy.

Noun[edit]

eddying (plural eddyings)

  1. The motion of an eddy.
    • 1881, Symon's monthly meteorological magazine (page 59)
      If you question a seaman on the subject, whether mere coaster or circumnavigator, he will tell you that in a snow-storm, because of its constant eddyings and gyrations, frequent trimming of sails is more necessary than in any other gale []