Synonyms of eddy
swirlDictionary • The dust whirled and eddied in the sunlight.
swirl • She smiled, swirling the wine in her glass.
turn • As the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
roll • The car went off the road and rolled over into a ditch.
spin • The Earth spins on its own axis.
twist • He fell and twisted his ankle.
surge • Fish and seaweed rose, caught motionless in the surging water.
revolve • The entire circle revolved slowly.
whirl • The smoke whirled and grew into a monstrous column.
billow • the billowing sails
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billowWhen something made of cloth billows, it swells out and moves slowly in the wind.
• the billowing sails
• The entire circle revolved slowly.
• The car went off the road and rolled over into a ditch.
Thesaurus for eddy from the Collins English Thesaurus
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