[ vawr-tis-i-tee ]

noun,plural vor·tic·i·ties.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

First recorded in 1890–95; from Latin vortic-, stem of vortex (see vortex) + -ity

Words Nearby vorticity

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