vorticity

[ vawr-tis-i-tee ]
/ vɔrˈtɪs ɪ ti /

noun, plural vor·tic·i·ties.Mechanics.

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.

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Origin of vorticity

1890–95; <Latin vortic- (stem of vortex;see vortex) + -ity
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