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EDDY (eddied)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Eddy mean? 

EDDY (noun)
  The noun EDDY has 2 senses:

1. founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)
2. a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself

  Familiarity information: EDDY used as a noun is rare.


EDDY (verb)
  The verb EDDY has 1 sense:

1. flow in a circular current, of liquids

  Familiarity information: EDDY used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EDDY (noun)


Sense 1Eddy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Eddy; Mary Baker Eddy; Mary Morse Baker Eddy

Instance hypernyms:

religious person (a person who manifests devotion to a deity)


Sense 2eddy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

eddy; twist

Hypernyms ("eddy" is a kind of...):

current; stream (a steady flow (usually from natural causes))


EDDY (verb)


Sense 1eddy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Flow in a circular current, of liquids

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

purl; eddy; whirlpool; swirl; whirl

Hypernyms (to "eddy" is one way to...):

course; feed; flow; run (move along, of liquids)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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