Origin of gyration
Examples from the Web for gyration
Or the receiver leaping in gyration to catch a poorly thrown ball that defies all bounds of athleticism.
This awful typhoon caught Venice in its gyration, affording a splendidly hideous field for philosophical reflection.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi|Count Carlo Gozzi
At B is seen a conical roller, having the middle of the bottom of the tub for its summit and centre of gyration.A New Century of Inventions|James White
Madeleine lifted her heavy-lidded eyes a little wonderingly to her sister's face, as she paused in her gyration.The Light of Scarthey|Egerton Castle
Radius of GyrationThe distance from the center of gyration to the axis of rotation.Time Telling through the Ages|Harry Chase Brearley
The fingers themselves, provided they are very clean, have no power to stop the gyration.
British Dictionary definitions for gyration
Word Origin and History for gyration
1610s, noun of action from Late Latin gyratum, past participle of gyrare, from Latin gyrus "circle" (see gyre).