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  Definition of gyration
  1. the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
  2. a single complete turn (axial or orbital); "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"
Similar Words: whirling, rotation, revolution

 

Hyponyms: dextrorotation, clockwise rotation, levorotation, counterclockwise rotation, axial rotation, axial motion, roll, orbital rotation, orbital motion, spin

 

Derivational Morphology: twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirl, spin, spin around, reel, gyrate, spiral, coil, orbit, revolve, go around, rotate

 

 
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