vortical

[vawr-ti-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a vortex.
2.
suggesting or resembling a vortex.
3.
moving in a vortex.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin vortic- (stem of vortex vortex) + -al1

vortically, adverb
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vortex (ˈvɔːtɛks)
 
n , pl -texes, -tices
1.  a whirling mass or rotary motion in a liquid, gas, flame, etc, such as the spiralling movement of water around a whirlpool
2.  any activity, situation, or way of life regarded as irresistibly engulfing
 
[C17: from Latin: a whirlpool; variant of vertex]
 
vortical
 
adj
 
'vortically
 
adv

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The focus of their study was the low-pressure vortical zone that forms behind the blunt trailing edge.
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