vortex fringe

Vortex fringe

Vor"tex fringe\ The region immediately surrounding a disk moving flatwise through air; -- so called because the air has a cyclic motion as in vortex ring.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: vortex filament
Next Definition: vortex line
Words Near: vortex fringe
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for vortex fringe
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing vortex fringe
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature