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gyre

 (jīr)
n.
A circular or spiral motion or form, especially a circular ocean current.
intr.v. gyred, gyr·ing, gyres
To whirl.

[Latin gȳrus, from Greek gūros.]

gyre

(dʒaɪə)
n
1. a circular or spiral movement or path
2. a ring, circle, or spiral
vb
(intr) to whirl
[C16: from Latin gӯrus circle, from Greek guros]

gyre

(dʒaɪər)

n.
1. a ring or circle.
2. a circular course or motion.
3. a ringlike system of ocean currents rotating clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
[1560–70; < Latin gȳrus < Greek gŷros ring, circle]

gyre

- A circular movement or revolution; to cause to spin around or whirl.
See also related terms for revolution.

gyre


Past participle: gyred
Gerund: gyring

Imperative
gyre
gyre
Present
I gyre
you gyre
he/she/it gyres
we gyre
you gyre
they gyre
Preterite
I gyred
you gyred
he/she/it gyred
we gyred
you gyred
they gyred
Present Continuous
I am gyring
you are gyring
he/she/it is gyring
we are gyring
you are gyring
they are gyring
Present Perfect
I have gyred
you have gyred
he/she/it has gyred
we have gyred
you have gyred
they have gyred
Past Continuous
I was gyring
you were gyring
he/she/it was gyring
we were gyring
you were gyring
they were gyring
Past Perfect
I had gyred
you had gyred
he/she/it had gyred
we had gyred
you had gyred
they had gyred
Future
I will gyre
you will gyre
he/she/it will gyre
we will gyre
you will gyre
they will gyre
Future Perfect
I will have gyred
you will have gyred
he/she/it will have gyred
we will have gyred
you will have gyred
they will have gyred
Future Continuous
I will be gyring
you will be gyring
he/she/it will be gyring
we will be gyring
you will be gyring
they will be gyring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gyring
you have been gyring
he/she/it has been gyring
we have been gyring
you have been gyring
they have been gyring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gyring
you will have been gyring
he/she/it will have been gyring
we will have been gyring
you will have been gyring
they will have been gyring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gyring
you had been gyring
he/she/it had been gyring
we had been gyring
you had been gyring
they had been gyring
Conditional
I would gyre
you would gyre
he/she/it would gyre
we would gyre
you would gyre
they would gyre
Past Conditional
I would have gyred
you would have gyred
he/she/it would have gyred
we would have gyred
you would have gyred
they would have gyred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gyre - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)gyre - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
corolla - (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth; "we cultivate the flower for its corolla"
calyx - (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
round shape - a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
verticil - a whorl of leaves growing around a stem

gyre

noun
A closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this:
Archaic: orb.
Translations
pyörre