Eddy

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Synonyms for Eddy

Synonyms for Eddy

to move or cause to move like a rapid rotary current of liquid

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Synonyms for Eddy

founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)

a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself

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flow in a circular current, of liquids

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The mass of the airships that eddied remotely above was, however, neither destroying nor destroyed.
He ran his mind over the things they had said, the random, unnecessary things which had eddied round and round and used up all the time, and drawn them so close together and flung them so far apart, and left him in the end unsatisfied, ignorant still of what she felt and of what she was like.
With the charge of the first lion, Jane Clayton had scrambled to her feet, and now she stood horror-struck at the scene of savage slaughter that swirled and eddied about her.
Struck in mid-air, a trifle of a flying machine, all its delicate gears tangled and disrupted, Cocky fell to the floor in a shower of white feathers, which, like snowflakes, eddied slowly down after, and after the plummet-like descent of the cat, so that some of them came to rest on her back, startling her tense nerves with their gentle impact and making her crouch closer while she shot a swift glance around and overhead for any danger that might threaten.
The smoke eddied and swirled like a shadowy river hurrying toward some unseen falls.
NUMA, THE LION, crouched behind a thorn bush close beside the drinking pool where the river eddied just below the bend.
And now a great expanse of white vapour covered the land: it flowed cold and gray in the darkness, eddied in noiseless whirls round the tree-trunks and about the platform of the house, which seemed to float upon a restless and impalpable illusion of a sea.