adjective see gyration

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gyrational — Synonyms and related words: ascending, axial, back, back flowing, backward, circumgyratory, circumvolutory, cyclonic, descending, down trending, downward, drifting, flowing, fluent, flying, going, gulfy, gyral, gyratory, gyrostatic, mounting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gyrational — gy·ra·tion·al …   English syllables

  • gyrational — adjective see gyration * * * gyrāˈtional adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑gyre …   Useful english dictionary

  • gyration — gyrational, adj. /juy ray sheuhn/, n. the act of gyrating; circular or spiral motion; revolution; rotation; whirling. [1605 15; < LL gyration (s. of gyratio). See GYRATE, ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • gyration — noun Date: 1615 1. an act or instance of gyrating 2. something (as a coil of a shell) that is gyrate • gyrational adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • geomagnetic field — Magnetic field associated with the Earth. It is essentially dipolar (i.e., it has two poles, the northern and southern magnetic poles) on the Earth s surface. Away from the surface, the field becomes distorted. Most geomagnetists explain the… …   Universalium

  • rotational stress — ▪ physiology       physiological changes that occur in the body when it is subjected to intense gyrational or centrifugal forces, as in tumbling and spinning. Tumbling and spinning are a hazard to pilots who have been ejected from a moving… …   Universalium

  • ascending — Synonyms and related words: Olympian, acclinate, acclivitous, aerial, airy, altitudinous, anabatic, ascendant, ascensional, ascensive, aspiring, axial, back, back flowing, backward, climbing, colossal, descending, dominating, down trending,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • axial — Synonyms and related words: ascending, back, back flowing, backward, centermost, central, centralized, centric, centroidal, centrosymmetric, concentrated, descending, down trending, downward, drifting, flowing, fluent, flying, geocentric, going,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • back — Synonyms and related words: a priori, a rebours, a reculons, abandon, abet, accented, acknowledgments, advance, advocate, affirm, afford support, aft, after, aftermost, afterpart, afterpiece, again, against the grain, ago, aid, alpenstock,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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