gyration

noun gy·ra·tion \ jī-ˈrā-shən \
Updated on: 28 Nov 2017

Definition of gyration

1 : an act or instance of gyrating
2 : something (such as a coil of a shell) that is gyrate

gyrational

play \jī-ˈrā-shnəl, -shə-nᵊl\ adjective

Examples of gyration in a Sentence

  1. dizzy from the spirally gyrations of the roller coaster

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First Known Use of gyration

1615


Medical Dictionary

gyration

noun gy·ra·tion \ jī-ˈrā-shən \

medical Definition of gyration

: the pattern of convolutions of the brain


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