An eddy or vortex of water; a place in a body of water where the water moves round in a circle so as to produce a depression or cavity in the center, into which floating objects may be drawn; any body of water having a more or less circular motion caused by its flowing in an irregular channel, by the coming together of opposing currents, or the like.
- A rapidly rotating current of water; a vortex.
- Turmoil; whirl.
- A magnetic, impelling force into which one may be pulled.
- A bathtub or pool having jets of warm water that can be directed toward a body part as for therapeutic purposes.