Vortex (disambiguation) facts for kids

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A vortex is a dynamic phenomenon of fluids.

Vortex could also mean:

In amusement:

  • Vortex (California's Great America), a stand-up roller coaster at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California, United States
  • Vortex (Canada's Wonderland), a suspended roller coaster at Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
  • Vortex (Carowinds), a stand-up roller coaster at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
  • Vortex (Kings Island), a steel roller coaster at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, United States

In fiction:

  • Cindy Vortex, a fictional character on the TV series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and movie Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
  • Time vortex (Doctor Who), the space-time vortex in the Doctor Who television series
  • Vortex (novel), a 1991 war novel by Larry Bond and Patrick Larkin
  • Vortex (Transformers), a member of the Combaticons from Transformers who transforms into a helicopter
  • Vortex life form, a fictional extraterrestrial species of the Ecco the Dolphin video game series

In gaming:

  • Vortex (game), several games
  • Vortex Software, a defunct video game developer

In music:

  • ICS Vortex, a Norwegian metal singer and bassist
  • Vortex (album), a remix album by Collide
  • Vortex I: A Biodegradable Festival of Life, a state sponsored music festival held in 1970 in Estacada, Oregon
  • Vortex Jazz Club, a London venue that primarily features live jazz music but will occasionally have intriguing programmes of other music

In science and technology:

  • Aureal Vortex, the PC audio accelerator chipset which powered such sound cards as the Monster Sound MX300
  • Vortex (satellite), a class of United States Reconnaissance satellites
  • Caltex Vortex, a brand of 95 and 98 octane unleaded fuels from Caltex
  • Vorticity, a mathematical concept used in fluid dynamics

In television:

  • Vortex (DS9 episode), a first-season episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • Vortex (Smallville episode), the first episode in Season 2 of Smallville
  • Vortex (YTV), a programming block produced by YTV and hosted by Paula Lemyre

In other fields:

  • Subaru Vortex, a sporty coupe sold from 1985 to 1991 by Subaru



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