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 .
A whirling mass of water or air that sucks everything near it toward its center.
A swirling motion; whirl; eddy
An underwater current flowing strongly away from shore, usually caused by the seaward return of water from waves that have broken against the shore.
A whirlpool off the Sicilian coast, opposite the cave of Scylla.
(Place, proper) A dangerous rock on the Italian side of the Straits of Messina, opposite the whirlpool Charybdis: in classical mythology both Scylla and Charybdis were personified as female monsters
Any of the four natural phenomena involving the interaction between particles of matter. From the strongest to the weakest, the four forces are the strong nuclear force , the electromagnetic force , the weak nuclear force , and gravity .
Turmoil is defined as a state of upset and confusion.
(--- Bot.) A circular growth of leaves, petals, etc. about the same point on a stem
The definition of a bustle is a poof of fabric at the back of a skirt or dress.
A stirring, mixing, or poking movement:
(Informal) A short trip or ride.
Lack of agitation or excitement; tranquillity; serenity
To move in eddies; swirl
A brief fluctuation in stock market prices or increase in trading
Find another word for whirlpool. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for whirlpool, like: eddy, vortex, swirl, undertow, undercurrent, rapids, charybdis, maelstrom, scylla, force and turmoil.