2. Noun. (physics) An electric circuit that introduces a phase shift of 180° in one direction, but none in the opposite direction ¹
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Definition of Gyrator
1. one that gyrates [n -S] - See also: gyrates
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Literary usage of Gyrator
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1751-1895 by Thomas George Morton, Frank Woodbury (1897)
"duced, one called a "gyrator," or revolving machine, to be used in Dr. Rush's " torpid madness." The head was placed at the greatest distance Suggestions. ..."
2. A Treatise on Pharmacy for Students and Pharmacists by Charles Caspari, Evander Francis Kelly (1920)
"The Schutz-O'Neill Company have perfected a sifter known as the gyrator Sifter and shown in Fig. ... gyrator sifter. through the first and finer sieve ..."
3. Buffalo Medical Journal (1906)
"For example, the lunatics of Manhattan island one hundred years ago were compelled to submit to the "tranquilliser" or the "gyrator." When they grew lively ..."
4. Digest of the Decisions of Law and Practice in the Patent Office from 1890 by Lepine Hall Rice, United States Patent Office (1900)
"The word " gyrator " is descriptive when applied to a bolting-machine, there being a class of such machines known as " gyrating-sieve machines," or ..."