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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ed·dy /ˈɛdi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ed·dy n.; pl. Eddies
 1. A current of air or water running back, or in a direction contrary to the main current.
 2. A current of water or air moving in a circular direction; a whirlpool.
    And smiling eddies dimpled on the main.   --Dryden.
    Wheel through the air, in circling eddies play.   --Addison.
 Note: Used also adjectively; as, eddy winds.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ed·dy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Eddied p. pr. & vb. n. Eddying.] To move as an eddy, or as in an eddy; to move in a circle.
    Eddying round and round they sink.   --Wordsworth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ed·dy, v. t. To collect as into an eddy. [R.]
 The circling mountains eddy in
 From the bare wild the dissipated storm.   --Thomson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910) [syn: Mary
           Baker Eddy, Mary Morse Baker Eddy]
      2: a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the
         current of a fluid doubles back on itself [syn: twist]
      v : flow in a circular current, of liquids [syn: purl, whirlpool,
           swirl, whirl]