Definition of Eddies

1. Noun. (plural of eddy) ¹



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Definition of Eddies

1. eddy [v] - See also: eddy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eddies

edaphologist
edaphologists
edaphology
edaphon
edaphophyte
edaphophytes
edaphosaurid
edaphosaurids
edaphosaurus
edathamil
edder
eddered
eddering
edders
eddied
eddies (current term)
eddish
eddishes
eddo
eddoes
eddress
eddresses
eddy
eddy-current loss
eddy current
eddy currents
eddy kinetic energy
eddy sounds
eddying

Literary usage of Eddies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1843)
"It is a reasonable assumption that the motion of each set of eddies changes appreciably in this same time T; the smaller eddies therefore have a period ..."

2. A Text Book of the Principles of Physics by Alfred Daniell (1895)
"Loss of kinetic energy is also caused by roughnesses on the walls of the tubes or channels, which give rise to little eddies or whirlpools. ..."

3. The Ocean, Atmosphere, and Life: Being the Second Series of a Descriptive by Elisée Reclus (1874)
"In all the regions of the atmosphere, where two currents strike one another directly, or come in contact laterally, aerial eddies are instantly produced on ..."

4. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"The permeable spur is usually composed of less permanent materials than can be used for solid spurs, but it causes practically no eddies and can thus often ..."

5. Engineering Geology: By Heinrich Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1914)
"With sand shoals, "the function of the flow over the bottom sets up a series of small eddies transverse to the current, and these in turn throw up sand ..."

6. Practical Aeronautics: An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and by Charles Brian Hayward (1912)
"Effect of eddies and Waves. On an open plain of considerable extent, such as that at which the aviation meets at Rheims are held, there is nothing to ..."

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