vorticular


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vorticular

(vɔːˈtɪkjʊlə)
adj
(General Physics) another word for vortical
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found in a bottle, Poe has the narrator voyage to the South Pole as well, where what he encounters is a vorticular abyss, whose whirling motion is a natural simoom and tornado: at the end, the ice suddenly opens, and the ship is swirled in huge concentric circles (see Symmes).
2]O molecules, complex traffic patterns from simpler movement of vehicles, the vorticular motions of a hurricane, and fluid movements displayed in Benard convection cells from heated water.
While many writers understood the swirlings of magnetic particles and ether as vorticular, (39) De Quincey combines an image of originary "depths" with the almost circular image of a "curve of undulations" that proceeds from some point and eventually returns to it.