Gyre (?), n. [L. gyrus, Gr. , cf. round.]

A circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body; a turn or revolution; a circuit.

Quick and more quick he spins in giddy gyres. Dryden.

Still expanding and ascending gyres. Mrs. Browning.


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Gyre, v. t. & i. [Cf. OF. gyrer, girer. See Gyrate.]

To turn round; to gyrate.


Bp. Hall. Drayton.


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