Definitions for gyredʒaɪər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gyredʒaɪər(n.)

  1. a ring or circle.

  2. a circular course or motion.

  3. a ringlike system of ocean currents rotating clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.

    Category: Oceanography

Origin of gyre:

1560–70; < L gȳrus < Gk gŷros ring, circle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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)

Wiktionary

  1. gyre(Noun)

    a swirling vortex

  2. gyre(Noun)

    a circular current, especially a large-scale ocean current

  3. gyre(Verb)

    to whirl

  4. Origin: From gyrus#Latin,

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gyre(noun)

    a circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body; a turn or revolution; a circuit

  2. Gyre

    to turn round; to gyrate

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