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gy·rate

 (jī′rāt′)
intr.v. gy·rat·ed, gy·rat·ing, gy·rates
1. To revolve around a fixed point or axis.
2. To move in a spiral or spirallike course. See Synonyms at turn.
3. To oscillate or vary, especially in a repetitious pattern: Stock prices gyrated around last week's high.
adj. Biology
In rings; coiled or convoluted.

[Late Latin gȳrāre, gȳrāt-, from Latin gȳrus, circle; see gyre.]

gy′ra′tor n.
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gyrate

vb
(General Physics) (intr) to rotate or spiral, esp about a fixed point or axis
adj
(Biology) biology curved or coiled into a circle; circinate
[C19: from Late Latin gӯrāre, from Latin gӯrus circle, from Greek guros]
gyratory adj
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gy•rate

(ˈdʒaɪ reɪt)

v. -rat•ed, -rat•ing,
adj. v.i.
1. to move in a circle or spiral or around a fixed point; whirl; revolve; rotate.
adj.
2. Zool. having convolutions.
[1820–30; < Latin gȳrātus rounded =gȳr(us) gyre + -ātus -ate1]
gy•ra′tion, n.
gy•ra′tion•al, adj.
gy′ra•tor, n.
gy′ra•to`ry (-rəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
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gyrate


Past participle: gyrated
Gerund: gyrating

Imperative
gyrate
gyrate
Present
I gyrate
you gyrate
he/she/it gyrates
we gyrate
you gyrate
they gyrate
Preterite
I gyrated
you gyrated
he/she/it gyrated
we gyrated
you gyrated
they gyrated
Present Continuous
I am gyrating
you are gyrating
he/she/it is gyrating
we are gyrating
you are gyrating
they are gyrating
Present Perfect
I have gyrated
you have gyrated
he/she/it has gyrated
we have gyrated
you have gyrated
they have gyrated
Past Continuous
I was gyrating
you were gyrating
he/she/it was gyrating
we were gyrating
you were gyrating
they were gyrating
Past Perfect
I had gyrated
you had gyrated
he/she/it had gyrated
we had gyrated
you had gyrated
they had gyrated
Future
I will gyrate
you will gyrate
he/she/it will gyrate
we will gyrate
you will gyrate
they will gyrate
Future Perfect
I will have gyrated
you will have gyrated
he/she/it will have gyrated
we will have gyrated
you will have gyrated
they will have gyrated
Future Continuous
I will be gyrating
you will be gyrating
he/she/it will be gyrating
we will be gyrating
you will be gyrating
they will be gyrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gyrating
you have been gyrating
he/she/it has been gyrating
we have been gyrating
you have been gyrating
they have been gyrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gyrating
you will have been gyrating
he/she/it will have been gyrating
we will have been gyrating
you will have been gyrating
they will have been gyrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gyrating
you had been gyrating
he/she/it had been gyrating
we had been gyrating
you had been gyrating
they had been gyrating
Conditional
I would gyrate
you would gyrate
he/she/it would gyrate
we would gyrate
you would gyrate
they would gyrate
Past Conditional
I would have gyrated
you would have gyrated
he/she/it would have gyrated
we would have gyrated
you would have gyrated
they would have gyrated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gyrate - to wind or move in a spiral course; "the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action"; "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
2.gyrate - revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
revolve, rotate, go around - turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"
whirligig - whirl or spin like a whirligig
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gyrate

verb
1. dance, move, twist, writhe She began to gyrate to the music.
2. rotate, circle, spin, spiral, revolve, whirl, twirl, pirouette The aeroplane was gyrating about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.
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gyrate

verb
To move or cause to move in circles or around an axis:
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Translations

gyrate

[dʒaɪˈreɪt] VI (= spin) → girar; (= dance) → bailar enérgicamente
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gyrate

[dʒaɪˈreɪt] vitournoyer
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gyrate

vi (= whirl)(herum)wirbeln; (= rotate)sich drehen, kreisen; (dancer)sich drehen und winden
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gyrate

[ˌdʒaɪˈreɪt] vi (spin) → roteare, girare (su se stesso); (dance) → volteggiare
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Increased ornithine is seen in hyperornithinemia-hyperammonemia--homocitrullinuria (HHH) syndrome due to ornithine translocase deficiency and in gyrate atrophy because of ornithine aminotransferase deficiency, but arginine is normal in these disorders and their clinical phenotypes are quite distinct.
Looney et al., "An initiator codon mutation in ornithine-delta-aminotransferase causing gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina," Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol.
RPE degeneration predisposes photoreceptor cells to secondary damage and death consequent to the loss of support from the RPE and thus causes vision-threatening diseases such as dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD) [2,3] and gyrate atrophy with hyperornithinemia [4].
INTRODUCTION: Gyrate atrophy (GA) is a rare, progressive metabolic choroidal and retinal degeneration inherited in AR inheritance pattern.
The major associated pathologies with RP were nystagmus (27 cases), age-related macular degeneration (12 cases), cataracts (6 cases), glaucoma (6 cases), unilateral macular holes (10 cases), high myopia (9 cases), gyrate atrophy (1 case), pigment retinopathy (2 cases), sluggishly reactive pupil (9 cases) and maculopathy (76 cases).
In this paper, posterior segment eye diseases of genetic origin are reviewed, and retinoblastoma, mitochondrial diseases, retinal dysplasia, retinitis pigmentosa, choroideremia, gyrate atrophy, Alstrom disease, ocular albinism, optic nerve hypoplasia, anophrhalmia/microphrhalmia and Leber's congenital amaurosis are covered.