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Meaning of "eddy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EDDY

Probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse itha; related to Old English ed- again, back, Old High German it-.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EDDY

eddy  [ˈɛdɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EDDY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Eddy is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb eddy in English.

WHAT DOES EDDY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Eddie

Eddie or Eddy may refer to: ▪ Eddy, used by descendants of a number of English, Irish and Scottish families ▪ Eddie ▪ Eddy, the swirling of a fluid and the reverse current created when the fluid flows past an obstacle...

Definition of eddy in the English dictionary

The first definition of eddy in the dictionary is a movement in a stream of air, water, or other fluid in which the current doubles back on itself causing a miniature whirlwind or whirlpool. Other definition of eddy is a deviation from or disturbance in the main trend of thought, life, etc, esp one that is relatively unimportant. Eddy is also to move or cause to move against the main current.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO EDDY

PRESENT

Present
I eddy
you eddy
he/she/it eddies
we eddy
you eddy
they eddy
Present continuous
I am eddying
you are eddying
he/she/it is eddying
we are eddying
you are eddying
they are eddying
Present perfect
I have eddied
you have eddied
he/she/it has eddied
we have eddied
you have eddied
they have eddied
Present perfect continuous
I have been eddying
you have been eddying
he/she/it has been eddying
we have been eddying
you have been eddying
they have been eddying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I eddied
you eddied
he/she/it eddied
we eddied
you eddied
they eddied
Past continuous
I was eddying
you were eddying
he/she/it was eddying
we were eddying
you were eddying
they were eddying
Past perfect
I had eddied
you had eddied
he/she/it had eddied
we had eddied
you had eddied
they had eddied
Past perfect continuous
I had been eddying
you had been eddying
he/she/it had been eddying
we had been eddying
you had been eddying
they had been eddying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will eddy
you will eddy
he/she/it will eddy
we will eddy
you will eddy
they will eddy
Future continuous
I will be eddying
you will be eddying
he/she/it will be eddying
we will be eddying
you will be eddying
they will be eddying
Future perfect
I will have eddied
you will have eddied
he/she/it will have eddied
we will have eddied
you will have eddied
they will have eddied
Future perfect continuous
I will have been eddying
you will have been eddying
he/she/it will have been eddying
we will have been eddying
you will have been eddying
they will have been eddying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would eddy
you would eddy
he/she/it would eddy
we would eddy
you would eddy
they would eddy
Conditional continuous
I would be eddying
you would be eddying
he/she/it would be eddying
we would be eddying
you would be eddying
they would be eddying
Conditional perfect
I would have eddy
you would have eddy
he/she/it would have eddy
we would have eddy
you would have eddy
they would have eddy
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been eddying
you would have been eddying
he/she/it would have been eddying
we would have been eddying
you would have been eddying
they would have been eddying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you eddy
we let´s eddy
you eddy
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to eddy
Past participle
eddied
Present Participle
eddying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EDDY


already
ɔːlˈrɛdɪ
bready
ˈbrɛdɪ
combat-ready
ˌkɒmbætˈrɛdɪ
gingerbready
ˈdʒɪndʒəˌbrɛdɪ
heady
ˈhɛdɪ
leady
ˈlɛdɪ
NEDC
ˈnɛdɪ
neddy
ˈnɛdɪ
Pedi
ˈpɛdɪ
predy
ˈprɛdɪ
ready
ˈrɛdɪ
reddy
ˈrɛdɪ
rock-steady
ˌrɒkˈstɛdɪ
shreddy
ˈʃrɛdɪ
steady
ˈstɛdɪ
teddy
ˈtɛdɪ
thready
ˈθrɛdɪ
unready
ʌnˈrɛdɪ
unsteady
ʌnˈstɛdɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EDDY

eddied
eddies
Eddington
Eddington limit
eddish
eddo
eddy current
Eddystone Rocks
Ede
Edelman
edelweiss
edema
edemata
edematose
edematous

WORDS THAT END LIKE EDDY

addy
big Daddy
buddy
buddy-buddy
caddy
cruddy
cuddy
daddy
diddy
fuck buddy
giddy
kiddy
muddy
noddy
paddy
ruddy
shoddy
sugar daddy
the daddy
toddy

Synonyms and antonyms of eddy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EDDY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «eddy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of eddy

Translation of «eddy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EDDY

Find out the translation of eddy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of eddy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «eddy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

涡动
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

eddy
570 millions of speakers

English

eddy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बवंडर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الدوامة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вихревые
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

eddy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘূর্ণাবর্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

remous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Eddy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wirbel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에디
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Eddy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vặn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுழல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

girdap
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vortice
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Eddy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вихрові
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Eddy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δίνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Eddy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

eddy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

eddy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of eddy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EDDY»

The term «eddy» is very widely used and occupies the 12.613 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EDDY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about eddy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EDDY»

Discover the use of eddy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to eddy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Large-Eddy Simulations of Turbulence
Large-Eddy Simulations of Turbulence is a reference for LES, direct numerical simulation and Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes simulation.
Marcel Lesieur, O. Métais, P. Comte, 2005
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Large Eddy Simulation for Incompressible Flows: An Introduction
'Large Eddy Simulation for Incompressible Flows' presents a comprehensive account and a unified view of this young but very rich discipline.
P. Sagaut, 2006
3
Eddy Current Approximation of Maxwell Equations: Theory, ...
This book deals with the mathematical analysis and the numerical approximation of eddy current problems in the time-harmonic case.
Ana Alonso Rodriguez, Alberto Valli, 2010
4
Eddy Covariance: A Practical Guide to Measurement and Data ...
This handbook provides exhaustive treatment of eddy covariance measurement.
Marc Aubinet, Timo Vesala, Dario Papale, 2012
5
A Brief Practical Guide to Eddy Covariance Flux ...
This book was written to familiarize beginners with general theoretical principles, requirements, applications, and processing steps of the Eddy Covariance method.
George Burba, Dan Anderson, 2010
6
Implicit Large Eddy Simulation: Computing Turbulent Fluid ...
This book synthesizes the theoretical basis of the ILES methodology and reviews its accomplishments. ILES pioneers and lead researchers combine here their experience to present a comprehensive description of the methodology.
Fernando F. Grinstein, Len G. Margolin, William J. Rider, 2007
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Large Eddy Simulation of Complex Engineering and Geophysical ...
Originally published in 1993, this book was the first to offer a comprehensive review of large eddy simulations (LES) - the history, state of the art, and promising directions for research.
Boris Galperin, Steven A. Orszag, 1993
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Large-Eddy Simulation for Acoustics
This 2007 book, written by 30 experts, presents the theoretical background of acoustics and of LES, followed by details about numerical methods, e.g. discretization schemes, boundary conditions, coupling aspects.
Claus Wagner, Thomas Hüttl, Pierre Sagaut, 2007
9
Numerical Techniques for Direct and Large-Eddy Simulations
Helping readers understand the vast amount of literature in the field, this book explains how to apply relevant numerical techniques for practical computational fluid dynamics simulations and implement these methods in fluid dynamics ...
Xi Jiang, Choi-Hong Lai, 2009
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Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with ...
Turn to this guide to help you: Predict what your spouse may do or say in court Take control of your case with assertiveness and strategic thinking Choose a lawyer who understands your case Learn how e-mails and social networking can be ...
Randi Kreger, Bill Eddy, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EDDY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term eddy is used in the context of the following news items.
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All-American honor for Howell Central's Eddy
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America named Francis Howell Central's Caitlyn Eddy to its Winter-Spring Girls High School ... «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
2
Gulfport's Eddy Phillips, 55, identified as rollover wreck victim
GULFPORT, Mississippi -- Gulfport resident Eddy Phillips, 55, has been identified as the man killed Tuesday afternoon on U.S. 90 when his ... «gulflive.com, Jul 15»
3
Discover the new Eddy's Resort on Lake Mille Lacs
Discover the new Eddy's Resort on Lake Mille Lacs! Fully transformed for a completely new experience, Eddy's offers 64 guest rooms, 1 Parlour ... «ABC Newspapers, Jul 15»
4
OBIT: Edward J. “Eddy” Kolstad
Edward J. “Eddy” Kolstad, 73, a life-long farmer/rancher of rural Warwick, ND, passed away at his home on the 4th of July surrounded by his ... «Devil's Lake Daily Journal, Jul 15»
5
EDDY BOGAERT & WHITE BOX ART FOUNDATION
EDDY BOGAERT & WHITE BOX ART FOUNDATION PRESENT AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. New York, July 2nd ... «NY Arts Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Hero's welcome for BET award winner Eddy Kenzo
Eddy Kenzo's winning of the prestigious Black Entertainment Television (BET) award took the country by storm and this was brought to light ... «New Vision, Jul 15»
7
Joseph Eddy
He was preceded in death by his parents; former wife, Mildred Eddy; brothers, Clarence, Kenneth, William, Stanley and Forrest Eddy; sisters, ... «Marietta Times, Jul 15»
8
Blaze Pizza is coming to Eddy Street Commons
The fast-casual pizza chain will open a new restaurant in the third week of July at 1234 N. Eddy St. in South Bend, Blaze Midwest marketing ... «Flavor 574, Jul 15»
9
Eddy Cue: Apple working to bring back iTunes Home Sharing for iOS 9
Last night, Apple's Eddy Cue stated on Twitter that the company is "working to have Home Sharing in iOS 9," confirming that the feature's ... «Ars Technica, Jul 15»
10
Eddy wins stroke play; matchups are set at SC Junior Amateur …
Eddy, a rising high school junior, finished with a round of 2-over-par 74 on the 5,817 yard course. She started her round with four straight pars ... «Hilton Head Island Packet, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Eddy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/eddy>. Jun 2019 ».
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