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Definition of eddy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

eddy

 noun
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BrE BrE//ˈedi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈedi//
 
 
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(pl. eddies) a movement of air, dust or water in a circle Word Origin late Middle English: probably from the Germanic base of the Old English prefix ed- ‘again, back’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: eddy

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