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Noun: vortex (vortices,vortexes)  'vor,teks
  1. The shape of something rotating rapidly
    - whirl, swirl, convolution
  2. A powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
    - whirlpool, maelstrom

Derived forms: vortices, vortexes

Type of: current, round shape, stream

Encyclopedia: Vortex, the Face of Medusa