how to pronounce vortex


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vortex is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of vortex in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you've got a vortex and your putter low …”

meanings of vortex


  1. Anything that inevitably draws surrounding things into its current.
  2. A whirlwind, whirlpool, or similarly moving matter in the form of a spiral or column.
  3. Anything that involves constant violent or chaotic activity around some centre.
  4. Any of numerous species of small Turbellaria belonging to Vortex and allied genera.
  5. A supposed collection of particles of very subtle matter, endowed with a rapid rotary motion around an axis which was also the axis of a sun or planet; part of a Cartesian theory accounting for the formation of the universe, and the movements of the bodies composing it.

vortex frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word vortex occurs in english on average 2.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics vortex can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that vortex can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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