eddy eddy  /ˈɛ di/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
  2. (v) flow in a circular current, of liquids
  3. (n) founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)

Usage(s):

  1. There have been times in the history of art when progress stoppeda kind of eddy, a period of confusion.
  2. This was significant because in previous attempts to reduce drag, the water would run quickly down the body and then form an eddy that would literally pull the swimmer backwards.

News

  1. Eddy County History: Carlsbad's rodeo love affair goes back a long time

    Originally called "cowboy contests," rodeos have a long standing history in Eddy County. Traditionally held around July Fourth, cowboys and cowgirls complete for prize money, buckles, horse trailers and, in some cases, decked out pick-up trucks.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Carlsbad Current-Argus

  2. Marcia Jo Eddy Blair

    Marcia Jo Eddy Blair, 59, of Waynesburg, died at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in her home.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Greene County Messenger

  3. Eddy County Sheriff: Xcel worker electrocuted while fixing power lines

    An Xcel Energy employee working on power lines Saturday died of electrocution, according to a report from the Eddy County Sheriff's Office.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Carlsbad Current-Argus

Quotes

  1. "When I was about 15 years old, all I ever sang was Eddy Arnold's stuff _ `Room Full of Roses,' `I'm Throwing Rice,' I remember all of his songs," said country legend George Jones. "It would be just about my whole show until I heard Hank...
    on May 8, 2008 By: George Jones Source: FOXNews

  2. "It was our defense, definitely," Hammon said. "Eddy (Lawson-Wade) was great, Chamique was great. We got our hands on a lot of balls. Basketball is a game of runs, and when you get that emotional high going, it can snowball. Today, it...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Becky Hammon Source: USA Today

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