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vorticity

[vawr-tis-i-tee] /vɔrˈtɪs ɪ ti/
noun, plural vorticities. Mechanics
1.
a measure of the circulation of a fluid: a quantity equal to twice the angular momentum of a particle of the fluid around which there is circulation.
Origin of vorticity
1890-1895
1890-95; < Latin vortic- (stem of vortex; see vortex) + -ity
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