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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">In its most general use, any flow possessing [[vorticity]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">More often the term refers to a flow with closed streamlines or to the idealized case in which  all vorticity is concentrated in a [[vortex filament]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A compact flow that circulates around an axis, characterized by a local maximum in [[vorticity]].</div></div>
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<div class="paragraph"><br/>''See also'' [[eddy]], [[coherent structures]], [[vorticity]].</div><br/> </div>
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<p>''Term edited 1 March 2021.''</p>
  
 
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vortex

A compact flow that circulates around an axis, characterized by a local maximum in vorticity.

Term edited 1 March 2021.