vortically
adverb see vortical

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vortically — Vortical Vor ti*cal, a. Of or pertaining to a vortex or vortexes; resembling a vortex in form or motion; whirling; as, a vortical motion. {Vor ti*cal*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vortically — See vortical. * * * …   Universalium

  • vortically — vor·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • vortically — adverb see vortical * * * vorˈtically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑vortex …   Useful english dictionary

  • vortical — vortically, adv. /vawr ti keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a vortex. 2. suggesting or resembling a vortex. 3. moving in a vortex. [1645 55; < L vortic (s. of vortex VORTEX) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vortex atoms — Vortex theory Vortex theory (Chem. & Physics) The theory, advanced by Thomson (Lord Kelvin) on the basis of investigation by Helmholtz, that the atoms are vortically moving ring shaped masses (or masses of other forms having a similar internal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vortex theory — (Chem. & Physics) The theory, advanced by Thomson (Lord Kelvin) on the basis of investigation by Helmholtz, that the atoms are vortically moving ring shaped masses (or masses of other forms having a similar internal motion) of a homogeneous,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vortical — adjective Date: 1653 of, relating to, or resembling a vortex ; swirling • vortically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vortex — [ vɔ:tɛks] noun (plural vortexes or vortices tɪsi:z) a whirling mass, especially a whirlpool or whirlwind. Derivatives vortical adjective vortically adverb vorticity vɔ: tɪsɪti noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • vortical — /ˈvɔtɪkəl/ (say vawtikuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to a vortex. 2. resembling a vortex. 3. moving in a vortex. {Latin vortic , stem of vortex + al1} –vortically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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