Gyre : Definition

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Definitions of Gyre

Pronunciation : Gyre
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. gyrus, Gr.
Definition : Defn: A circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body; a turn or revolution; a circuit. Quick and more quick he spins in giddy gyres. Dryden. Still expanding and ascending gyres. Mrs. Browning.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Gyre
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Cf. OF. gyrer, girer. See Gyrate.]
Definition : Defn: To turn round; to gyrate. [Obs.] Bp. Hall. Drayton.

t. & i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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