Gyrated
Gyrate Gy"rate (j[imac]"r[=a]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gyrated} (j[imac]"r[asl]*t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gyrating}.] [L. gyratus, p. p. of gyrare to gyrate. See {Gyre}, n.] To revolve round a central point; to move spirally about an axis, as a tornado; to revolve. [1913 Webster]

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