Part of speech:
A round of parties, etc., one after another
A spin given to a ball in throwing or striking it
(--- Astronomy) A brief increase in the intensity of solar activity such as X-ray emission, solar wind, solar flares, and prominences.
A spinning or rotating movement
A single turn of a coiled figure
One of the circular ridges or convolutions of a fingerprint.
A curling or being curled
A current, as of water or air, moving in a direction that is different from that of the main current. Eddies generally involve circular motion; unstable patterns of eddies are often called turbulence .
To spread, compress, or flatten by applying pressure with a roller:
A disturbance, oscillation, or vibration, either of a medium and moving through that medium (such as water and sound waves), or of some quantity with different values at different points in space, moving through space (such as electromagnetic waves or a quantum mechanical wave described by the wave function).
To move by agitating water or by means of a pumping action:
To curve is defined as to move or follow in a smooth bend.
To roil is to agitate or make angry.
To become sour:
To twist or coil
A rapidly rotating current of water or other liquid that sucks everything near it toward its center. The meeting of two tides can create a whirlpool.
To play or relax in water:
To be disposed of by sale:
A whirling mass of water forming a vacuum at its center, into which anything caught in the motion is drawn; whirlpool
To move in ripples or with a murmuring sound
To turn over or around idly or lightly; fiddle with:
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