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eddy
(english) A mesoscale circulation feature in the ocean formed in island wakes or from spin-offs or meanders in ocean currents; a circulating surface current of medium dimension. (See also: oceanography, Meander)
tourbillon
(french) Un trait de la circulation d'√©chelle moyenne de l'oc√©an form√© dans les sillages d'une √ģle ou des courants s√©condaires ou des m√©andres dans les courants de l'oc√©an; un courant de la surface circulant de dimension moyenne. (See also: oceanography, Meander)
remoinho
(portuguese) Circula√ß√£o oce√Ęnica de m√©dia escala formada pelo recorte duma ilha, por correntes secund√°rias ou pelos meandros das correntes oce√Ęnicas; corrente circulante de superf√≠cie de dimens√£o m√©dia. (See also: oceanography, Meander)

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