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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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(Electrical Engineering) an electronic circuit that inverts the impedance
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The solitary endoparasitoid Meteorus gyrator (Thunberg) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) had shorter duration of the larval stage with Chrysodeixis chalates (Esper) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) than with four other Noctuidae species, due to increased host speed development (C.
In network theory it is well known that any reciprocal (i.e., symmetric) impedance matrix of a linear, lumped, and passive N-port can be realized by a network of resistors, inductances, capacitors, and ideal transformers [17], however a nonreciprocal impedance matrix needs at least one additional linear, lumped, passive element: the gyrator [18].
Liu, "Iterative phase-amplitude retrieval with multiple intensity images at output plane of gyrator transforms," Journal of Optics, vol.
Abuturab, "An asymmetric single-channel color image encryption based on Hartley transform and gyrator transform," Optics and Lasers in Engineering, vol.
[12] proposed a different approach to embed encrypted red-green-blue (RGB) watermark images using the double random phase encoding technique (DRPE) in the quaternion gyrator transform (QGT) domain [13].
had described a novel algorithm to encrypt double color images into a single undistinguishable image in quaternion gyrator domain using an iterative phase retrieval algorithm [12].
James Vince soon followed when Pringle clipped the top of his off stump with a big gyrator.
Superpave gives the exact result to simulate the field compaction by using Gyrator Compactor (SGC).
Bin activator for bulk handling includes a dished head contour, forged hanger suspension system, preassembled mounting ring, beaded sleeve and oil-lubricated gyrator. Beaded sleeve is molded in one piece with four retaining beads and can withstand 10 psi internal pressure.
Liu, "Double image encryption by using iterative random binary encoding in gyrator domains," Optics Express, vol.
An advantage of bond graph method over other techniques is that models of various systems belonging to different domains can be expressed using a set of only nine elements: inertial elements (I), capacitive elements (C), resistive elements (R), effort sources (Se) and flow sources (Sf), transformer elements (TF) and gyrator elements (GY), effort junctions (J0), and flow junctions (J1).