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1. eddy

verb. ['ˈɛdi'] flow in a circular current, of liquids.

Synonyms

  • whirl
  • swirl
  • flow
  • whirlpool
  • course
  • purl
  • feed

Antonyms

  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail

Etymology

  • eddy (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Eddy

  • tangredi
  • tancredi
  • manfredi
  • unsteady
  • trivedi
  • dwivedi
  • steady
  • maready
  • freddie
  • bready
  • already
  • abedi
  • teddie
  • redi
  • ready
  • peddie
  • mehdi
  • medi
  • hedi
  • heady
  • geddie
  • deady
  • edye
  • edie
  • eddie
  • eadie

How do you pronounce eddy?

Pronounce eddy as ˈɛdi.

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Example sentences of the word eddy


1. Adjective
The eddy currents that are subsequently generated act as the breaking force.

2. Noun, singular or mass
At the end of the rapids, participants can enjoy a swim and play games in an eddy.

Quotes containing the word eddy


1. I have detected disturbances in the wash.''The wash?''The space-time wash.''Are we talking about some sort of Vogon laundromat, or what are we talking about?''Eddies in the space-time continuum.''Ah...is he. Is he.''What?''Er, who is Eddy, then, exactly?
- Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything

2. Eddy

noun. founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910).

Synonyms

  • Mary Baker Eddy

3. eddy

noun. ['ˈɛdi'] a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • current

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • eddy (Middle English (1100-1500))
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