noun cy·clo·gi·ro
variants: less commonly


Definition of cyclogiro



  1. :  a rotary-wing aircraft whose support in the air is normally derived from airfoils arranged like the paddles of a paddle wheel, mechanically rotated about horizontal axes perpendicular to the plane of symmetry of the aircraft, and having an angle of attack that is always less than the stalling angle

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Origin and Etymology of cyclogiro

cycl- + giro, gyro

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a trip made at another's expense

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