Definitions for gyredʒaɪər
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word gyre
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a ring or circle.
a circular course or motion.
a ringlike system of ocean currents rotating clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
Origin of gyre:
1560–70; < L gȳrus < Gk gŷros ring, circle
coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll(noun)
a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
a swirling vortex
a circular current, especially a large-scale ocean current
Origin: From gyrus#Latin,
a circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body; a turn or revolution; a circuit
to turn round; to gyrate
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