vortex

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Singular
vortex

Plural
vortexes or vortices

A vortex created by an airplane
  1. (countable) A vortex is a whirlwind, whirlpool, or something else that moves in a spiral or column.
  2. (figurative, countable) A vortex is anything with on-going violent or chaotic activity around a center point.
  3. (figurative, countable) A vortex is anything which brings nearby things into its current.

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