[jahy-rey-shuh n] /dʒaɪˈreɪ ʃən/

the act of ; circular or spiral motion; revolution; rotation; whirling.
the act or process of gyrating; rotation
any one of the whorls of a spiral-shaped shell

1610s, noun of action from Late Latin gyratum, past participle of gyrare, from Latin gyrus “circle” (see gyre).


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