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Meaning of eddy

ed•dy

Pronunciation: (ed'ē), [key]
— n., pl. v., -dies, -died, -dy•ing.
—n.
  1. a current at variance with the main current in a stream of liquid or gas, esp. one having a rotary or whirling motion.
  2. a small whirlpool.
  3. any similar current, as of air, dust, or fog.
  4. a current or trend, as of opinion or events, running counter to the main current.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to move or whirl in eddies.

Ed•dy

Pronunciation: (ed'ē), [key]
  1. (Mrs. Glover; Mrs. Patterson), 1821–1910, U.S. founder of the Christian Science Church.
  2. a male given name, form ofor
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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