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  • adj. Pertaining to a vortex.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An erroneous form of vortical.


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  • For the argument adduced by Professor Flint, that as the manner in which the vorticial motion of a ring is originated has not as yet been suggested, therefore its origination must have been due to a "Divine impulse," is an argument which again uses the absence of knowledge as equivalent to its possession.

    A Candid Examination of Theism

  • a hypothesis, mathematicians have not as yet been able to determine the physical conditions required to originate vorticial motion, we are expected to infer that no such conditions can ever have existed, and therefore that every such vortex system, if it exists, is a miracle!

    A Candid Examination of Theism


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