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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

[′ed·ē]
(fluid mechanics)
A vortexlike motion of a fluid running contrary to the main current.

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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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In his later years, Eddy spent lots of time with his family, going to Australia to visit Sara and his grandchildren for two months of the year.
THE BRANDLING ARMS High St, Gosforth, Newcastle, NE3 1HD Rating: 16/20 What Eddy said: It was delicious Sunday scran.
Last year, Hurricane Matthew rapidly intensified after passing near a warm ocean eddy located near where the measurements for this study were taken.
Eddy provides descriptions of "first generation" models in somatic education (for example, Alexander Technique, The Feldenkrais Method", Eutony, Bartenieff Fundamentals, and Laban Movement Analysis), as well as more recent "second generation" developments in somatic teaching and therapy, such as Body/Mind Centering.
Because eddy currents mostly flow on the surface of the metal test piece, a crack will disturb the magnetic field lines and show up as a change in the probe's apparent resistance and inductance.
Eddy Mann has announced the following tour dates for late September and October (more dates TBA):
Despite valiant efforts from medically-trained cyclists who happened to be on the spot and sustained attempts later in hospital, Eddy, from Tynemouth, passed away on on January 20 surrounded by close family.
Speaking at the time, Eddy said: "Martin and I were starting a four-month world trip, so the last thing on my mind was a romantic liaison.
In order to reduce the eddy current loss of permanent magnet, researchers have conducted a lot of research [1-5].
They're brilliant curators," Fishs Eddy Co-Owner Julie Gaines said of Aesthetic Movement.
This is a milestone day for Heaven Hill Brands, as we add Deep Eddy Vodka and their entire team to our dynamic and innovative family," said Max L.
21 August 2015 - US-based distilled spirits supplier Heaven Hill Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Deep Eddy Vodka and its distillery from Eliza Spring, LLC, for an undisclosed amount, the company said.