gyration

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

gy·ra·tion

noun \jī-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of GYRATION

1
:  an act or instance of gyrating
2
:  something (as a coil of a shell) that is gyrate
gy·ra·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

Examples of GYRATION

  1. <dizzy from the spirally gyrations of the roller coaster>

First Known Use of GYRATION

1615

gy·ra·tion

noun \jī-ˈrā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GYRATION

: the pattern of convolutions of the brain

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