Irrotational Ir`ro*ta"tion*al, a. (Physics) Not rotatory; passing from one point to another by a movement other than rotation; -- said of the movement of parts of a liquid or yielding mass. --Sir W. Thomson. [1913 Webster]

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  • irrotational — irrotationally, adv. /ir oh tay sheuh nl/, adj. 1. not having rotation. 2. Math. conservative (def. 7). [1870 75; IR 2 + ROTATIONAL] * * * …   Universalium

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  • irrotational — ir·rotational …   English syllables

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