Definitions:A whirling or circular motion of water; a whirling of the air; a whirlwind. In the Cartesian system, the theory of a collection of particles of matter forming an ether or fluid, endowed with a rapid rotatory motion around an axis, as accounting for the planetary revolutions.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (s. & pl.) (singular, plural)
- A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920. (noun) (n.) (noun)
- The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Usage examples:He has not expelled him; but I fancied this, on account of this Vortex here.
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