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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.]
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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]
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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]
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gyre

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

noun
A closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this:
Archaic: orb.
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Translations
pyörre
References in classic literature ?
JABBERWOCKY 'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe.
The dome is thought to be the result of strong Arctic winds accelerating a clockwise-rotating circular ocean current known as the Beaufort Gyre. As the gyre accelerates, it causes the sea surface to bulge upwards.
Andrulis' framework is that all physical reality can be modeled by a single geometric entity with life-like characteristics: the gyre. The so-called "gyromodel" depicts objects -- particles, atoms, chemicals, molecules, and cells -- as quantized packets of energy and matter that cycle between excited and ground states around a singularity, the gyromodel's center.
Andrulis' framework is that all physical reality can be modeled by a single geometric entity with life-like characteristics: the gyre. The so-called "gyromodel" depicts objects-particles, atoms, chemicals, molecules, and cells-as quantized packets of energy and matter that cycle between excited and ground states around a singularity, the gyromodel's center.
* Method has unveiled its latest innovation in sustainable packaging, this time a bottle made out of plastic collected from the North Pacific Gyre, often referred to as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
The "widening gyre" offers another vision of the twister.
The flotsam consists of houses, cars, boats as well as millions of tonnes of domestic debris, which is trapped in a gyre - a rotating ocean current - known as the Pacific Trash Vortex.
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What is known for certain is that the marine debris in the North Pacific Gyre is 80% plastic and it's mostly coming from land.
Once here, the home-schooled duo - also known as The Red Hot Chillies - will join nearly 1,200 students from New York, San Diego and the Bay Area, among other regions, in this year's challenge to clean up Trash Island: The Great Pacific Gyre. The whirling vortex is trapping human-produced trash, mostly plastic bits, and is ruining marine habitats and poisoning plants and animals - as well as humans.
Indeed, due to the thermal structure of the water body, an anti-cyclonic gyre was dominating the flow field in the upper layers (Fig.
As with its cousin the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (a gyre of marine litter larger than the state of Texas) plastics have been circulating in the Atlantic Ocean for years, presenting health risks to fish, seabirds and other marine animals that accidentally ingest the matter.