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- of or relating to a vortex.
- suggesting or resembling a vortex.
- moving in a vortex.
Origin of vortical
1645–55;Related formsvor·ti·cal·ly, adverb
< Latin vortic-
(stem of vortex vortex
) + -al1
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for vortical
Whence comes the vortical motion which has produced their forms?
But if the current of their conversation had been vortical and crowded, the outcome was perfectly clear.