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a movement in a stream of air, water, or other fluid in which the current doubles back on itself causing a miniature whirlwind or whirlpool

Eddy

Mary Baker. 1821--1910, US religious leader; founder of the Christian Science movement (1866)

eddy

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(fluid mechanics)
A vortexlike motion of a fluid running contrary to the main current.

eddy

eddy
i. A local irregularity in wind-producing gusts and lulls. Small-scale eddies produce turbulent conditions.
ii. The more or less circular motion produced by an obstruction in the path of moving fluid, such as against a streamlined flow on an uneven or nonstreamlined surface or in an area where there is a sudden rise in pressure. In fluids, any circulation drawing its energy from a flow of a much larger scale and brought about by pressure irregularities.
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lt;B Motorhead - guitarist Eddie Clarke, drummer Phil Taylor and Lemmy - in 1978.
Eddie and I got chatting, he gave me his number and it went from there.
Over the years, Eddie has gained valuable experience and knowledge in the motor industry having spent 12 years working as a sales executive for two independent Glasgow-based motor dealer groups, prior to also spending time working overseas.
It's taken a lot of hard work and painstaking therapy to get Eddie to this stage, but I'm so proud of where he's at now," she said.
Eddie and his brother ran a successful office-cleaning business.
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Eddie Bauer beckons its visitors to "Live Your Adventure"
mermhart Feel so privileged to have met Eddie Braben.
Eddie is always in a constant battle with himself--he has the scars to prove it.
Eddie and Fenda is the third title in the 'Monster Swap' series, however, it can easily be read on its own.
Roger Gibbons and Jimmy Goodfellow, who worked alongside Eddie at Cardiff, walked to the centre of the stadium to lay a wreath.
Then they lost in the Welsh Cup final, but it was clear Eddie was loved by all.