HyperDic: gyration

English > 2 senses of the word gyration:
NOUNeventgyration, rotation, revolutiona single complete turn (axial or orbital)
actgyration, whirlingthe act of rotating in a circle or spiral
gyration > pronunciation
Soundsjhayrey'shahn
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English > gyration: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA single complete turn (axial or orbital).
Synonymsrotation, revolution
Narroweraxial rotation, axial motion, rollrotary motion of an object around its own axis
dextrorotation, clockwise rotationrotation to the right
levorotation, counterclockwise rotationrotation to the left
orbital rotation, orbital motionmotion of an object in an orbit around a fixed point
spinA swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
Broaderturning, turnA movement in a new direction
Spanishrevolución, rotación, vuelta
Catalangir, revolució, rotació
Verbsgyraterevolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
English > gyration: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of rotating in a circle or spiral.
Synonymwhirling
Broaderrotation, rotary motionThe act of rotating as if on an axis
Spanishgiro, remolino, vuelta
Catalangir, rotació
Verbsgyrateto wind or move in a spiral course
gyraterevolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis

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