gyration

Gyration


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. the act of rotating in a circle or spiral (context:act)
    2. a single complete turn (axial or orbital) (context:event)


– Sample : “gyration”

  • the plane made three rotations before it crashed
  • the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year
gyration

gyre

Gyre


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) (context:shape)

gyre

gyromitra gigas

Gyromitra gigas


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a gyromitra with a large irregular stalk and fertile part that is yellow to brown and wrinkled; has early fruiting time (context:plant)

gyromitra gigas

gyrfalcon

Gyrfalcon


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. large and rare Arctic falcon having white and dark color phases (context:animal)

gyrfalcon

gyromitra sphaerospora

Gyromitra sphaerospora


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a gyromitra with a brown puffed up fertile part and a rosy pink fluted stalk and smooth round spores; found on hardwood slash east of the Great Plains (context:plant)

gyromitra sphaerospora

gyro

Gyro


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction (context:artifact)
    2. a Greek sandwich: sliced roast lamb with onion and tomato stuffed into pita bread (context:food)

gyro

gyro horizon

Gyro horizon


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a navigational instrument based on a gyroscope; it artificially provides a simulated horizon for the pilot (context:artifact)

gyro horizon