Gyre

Definition of Gyre

Pronunciation: jīr
n.1.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.
v. t. & i.1.To turn round; to gyrate.

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