eddy resistance

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A drag force caused by eddy currents. Eddy resistance is reduced by streamlining and increased by certain positions and movements of a body in the fluid. For example, lateral movements of a swimmer such as wriggling the hips and legs, increase eddy resistance. See also form drag.

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