gyration

  1. a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
  2. the act of rotating in a circle or spiral

Gyration

In geometry, a gyration is a rotation in a discrete subgroup of symmetries of the Euclidean plane such that the subgroup does not also contain a reflection symmetry whose axis passes through the center of rotational symmetry. In the orbifold corresponding to the subgroup, a gyration corresponds to a rotation point that does not lie on a mirror, ca...
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Gyration

• (n.) The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center; a circular or spiral motion; motion about an axis; rotation; revolution. • (n.) One of the whorls of a spiral univalve shell.
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gyration

(from the article `geomagnetic field`) ...rather than as part of a fluid. The behaviour of these particles may be approximated by the superposition of three types of motion, as shown ...
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gyration

(ji-ra´shәn) revolution about a fixed center.
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gyration

1. The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center; a circular or spiral motion; motion about an axis; rotation; revolution. 'The gyrations of an ascending balloon.' (De Quincey) 'If a burning coal be nimbly moved round in a circle, with gyrations continually repeated, the whole circle will appear like fire.' (Sir I. Newton) ... 2. <zoo...
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gyration

whirling noun the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
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Gyration

Gy·ra'tion (ji*rā'shŭn) noun 1. The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center; a circular or spiral motion; motion about an axis; rotation; revolution. « The gyrations of an ascending balloon.» De Quincey. « If a burning coal be nimbly...
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gyration

gyration 1. The act of gyrating; circular or spiral motion; revolution; rotation; whirling. 2. A single complete turn (axial or orbital)> 3. The act of rotating in a circle or spiral.
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gyration

the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
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Gyration

The circular motion of ions and electrons around magnetic field lines.
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gyration

Type: Term Pronunciation: jī-rā′shŭn Definitions: 1. A circular motion or revolution. 2. Arrangement of convolutions or gyri in the cerebral cortex.
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gyration

[n] - the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
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