Definition of Gyre

1. Noun. A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).

Exact synonyms: Coil, Curl, Curlicue, Ringlet, Roll, Scroll, Whorl
Specialized synonyms: Corolla, Calyx, Verticil
Generic synonyms: Round Shape
Derivative terms: Coil, Coil, Curl, Curl, Curl, Roll, Roll, Roll



Definition of Gyre

1. n. A circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body; a turn or revolution; a circuit.

2. v. t. & i. To turn round; to gyrate.

Definition of Gyre

1. Noun. a swirling vortex ¹

2. Noun. a circular current, especially a large-scale ocean current ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) to whirl ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gyre

1. to move in a circle or spiral [v GYRED, GYRING, GYRES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyre

gyrate
gyrate atrophy
gyrate atrophy of choroid and retina
gyrated
gyrates
gyrating
gyration
gyrational
gyrations
gyraton
gyrator
gyratories
gyrators
gyratory
gyratory crusher
gyre (current term)
gyrectomy
gyred
gyreful
gyrencephala
gyrencephalic
gyrene
gyrenes
gyres
gyrfalcon
gyrfalcons
gyri
gyri breves insulae
gyri insulae
gyri orbitales

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