Associations to the word «Eddy»

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EDDY, noun. A current of air or water running back, or in an opposite direction to the main current.
EDDY, noun. A circular current; a whirlpool.
EDDY, verb. (intransitive) To form an eddy; to move in, or as if in, an eddy; to move in a circle.
EDDY, proper noun. A diminutive of Edward, Edgar, Edwin, or other male given names beginning with Ed-.
EDDY CURRENT, noun. (physics) An induced electric current formed within the body of a conductor when it is exposed to a time varying magnetic field; utilized in induction heating and in some braking and damping systems.
EDDY CURRENTS, noun. Plural of eddy current
EDDY KINETIC ENERGY, noun. (physics) The energy associated with the turbulent part of the flow of a fluid
EDDY KITE, noun. A quadrilateral tailless kite with convex surfaces exposed to the wind, used in a series of meteorological experiments.
EDDY KITES, noun. Plural of Eddy kite

Dictionary definition

EDDY, noun. Founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910).
EDDY, noun. A miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself.
EDDY, verb. Flow in a circular current, of liquids.

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