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Example sentences from the Web for gyratory
As soon as the current would strike an obstruction like the cylinder, it would make a gyratory sweep around its base.The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
He represents the agitation of the lodge to be due to currents of air, having the irregular and gyratory power of a whirlwind.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
A vast basin has been thus formed, in which the sweep of the river prolongs itself in gyratory currents.Fragments of science, V. 1-2|John Tyndall
In quarrying and crushing New Jersey trap rock with gyratory crushers the following was the cost of producing 200 cu.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
He found them revolving like ours, and hence inferred the truth of the gyratory theory in relation to all winds.The Philosophy of the Weather|Thomas Belden Butler