Definitions of vortex
n. - A mass of fluid, especially of a liquid, having a whirling or circular motion tending to form a cavity or vacuum in the center of the circle, and to draw in towards the center bodies subject to its action; the form assumed by a fluid in such motion; a whirlpool; an eddy. 2
n. - A supposed collection of particles of very subtile matter, endowed with a rapid rotary motion around an axis which was also the axis of a sun or a planet. Descartes attempted to account for the formation of the universe, and the movements of the bodies composing it, by a theory of vortices. 2
n. - Any one of numerous species of small Turbellaria belonging to Vortex and allied genera. See Illustration in Appendix. 2
The word "vortex" uses 6 letters: E O R T V X.
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