Gyre

Major cyclonic surface current systems in the oceans
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Gyre

Gyre (jīr) noun [ Latin gyrus , Greek gy^ros , confer gyro`s round.] 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 expan...
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Gyre

Gyre transitive verb & i. [ Confer Old French gyrer , girer . See Gyrate .] To turn round; to gyrate. [ Obsolete] Bp. Hall. Drayton.
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Gyre

• (v. t. & i.) To turn round; to gyrate. • (n.) A circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body; a turn or revolution; a circuit.
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gyre

(from the article `ocean current`) ...the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise (cyclonically) in the Southern Hemisphere and deflect them about 45° from the wind direction. This ... Wind stress induces a circulation pattern that is similar for each ocean. In each case, the wind-driven circulation is divided into large gyres that...
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gyre

gyre, gyres 1. A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles. 2. A circular or spiral form; a vortex. 3. A circular or spiral motion, especially a circular ocean current. A ringlike system of ocean currents rotating clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Gyre

[disambiguation] An ocean gyre is any large system of rotating ocean currents in oceanography. Gyre or gire may also refer to: == See also == ...
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Gyre

Arrangement of surface ocean currents into a large macro-scale circular pattern of flow.
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gyre

gyre: see ocean.
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gyre

Circular surface rotation of ocean water in each major sea (a type of current). Gyres are large and permanent, and occupy the northern and southern halves of the three major oceans. Their movements are dictated by the prevailing winds and the Coriolis effect. Gyres move clockwise in the northern hemisphere and anticlockwise in the southern hemisphe...
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gyre

A large circular ocean current.
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gyre

The circular rotation of the waters of each major sea, driven by prevailing winds and the Coriolis effect.
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Gyre

(Latin gyrus, a spiral) A gyre is a spiral or circular motion. W. B. Yeats uses the image of a gyre
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Gyre

The circular rotation of the waters of each major sea, driven by prevailing winds and the Coriolis e
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Gyre

Major cyclonic surface current systems in the oceans
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