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gyrate

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adjective gy·rate \ˈjī-ˌrāt\

Definition of gyrate

  1. :  winding or coiled around :  convoluted <gyrate branches of a tree>



1830

First Known Use of gyrate

1830


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gyrate

verb gy·rate

Simple Definition of gyrate

  • : to move back and forth with a circular motion

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gyrate

gyrated

gyrating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to revolve around a point or axis

  3. 2 :  to oscillate with or as if with a circular or spiral motion

gyrator

play \-ˌrā-tər\ noun

gyratory

play \ˈjī-rə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective

Examples of gyrate in a sentence

  1. They gyrated to the music.

  2. <the gyroscope got its name for the way the disk inside the instrument gyrates around an axis>



1830

First Known Use of gyrate

1830

Rhymes with gyrate

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GYRATE Defined for Kids

gyrate

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verb gy·rate \ˈjī-ˌrāt\

Definition of gyrate for Students

gyrated

gyrating

  1. :  to move back and forth with a circular motion <The child made the top gyrate.>

gyration

\jī-ˈrā-shən\ noun



Medical Dictionary

gyrate

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adjective gy·rate \ˈjī-ˌrāt\

Medical Definition of gyrate

  1. :  winding or coiled around :  convoluted




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