Definition of Eddying

1. Verb. (present participle of eddy) ¹



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Definition of Eddying

1. eddy [v] - See also: eddy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eddying

edders
eddied
eddies
eddish
eddishes
eddo
eddoes
eddress
eddresses
eddy
eddy-current loss
eddy current
eddy currents
eddy kinetic energy
eddy sounds
eddying (current term)
edeine
edelweiss
edelweisses
edema
edemas
edemata
edematic
edematization
edematogenic
edematose
edematous
edenharterite
edenic

Literary usage of Eddying

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

1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Old Hyllus' streams, and Hermus' eddying pools !" He spake his boast; night veil'd the other's eyes ; Whose limbs beneath the chariot-wheels were torn. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"No actual fluid is devoid of viscosity, and the effect of viscosity is to render the motion of a fluid sinuous, or rotational or eddying under most ordinary ..."

3. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Forth from the cave the warrior rushed, Long ere the mountain-voice was hushed That answered to the knell; к For long and far the unwonted sound, eddying in ..."

4. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"... How he would pour himself in every strife, eddying at large in blind uncertainty, Though driving on with it eternally. But often, in the world's most ..."

5. The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose by James Holly Hanford (1919)
"With light heart may she rise, Gay fancy, cheerful eyes, Joy lift her spirit, joy attune To her may all things live, from p pole, Their life the eddying of ..."

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