gyration definition

  • noun:
    • The act of gyrating.
    • Circular or spiral movement.
    • An oscillation or varying between states: "increased volatility and unprecedented gyrations in interest rates” ( Jack Egan).
    • The act of switching or whirling, as around a hard and fast center; a circular or spiral motion; movement about an axis; rotation; revolution.
    • among the whorls of a spiral univalve shell.
    • The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center; a circular or spiral movement; movement about an axis; rotation; revolution.
    • among whorls of a spiral univalve layer.
    • A wheeling; whirling; change; a wheeling movement, that way of the moon across the planet.
    • Tn univalve shells, among the whorls of spire.
    • Any system of gyri or convolutions in brain.
    • the act of rotating in a circle or spiral
    • just one total change (axial or orbital)

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