Other definitions for gyro (2 of 3)
meat, usually lamb, roasted on a vertical spit, then thinly sliced, topped with onions, and usually served in a sandwich of pita bread.
Other definitions for gyro- (3 of 3)
a combining form meaning “ring,” “circle,” “spiral,” used in the formation of compound words: gyromagnetic; gyroscope.
- Also especially before a vowel, gyr-.
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How to use gyro in a sentence
After Turley minted his new Aku avatar, the trio—already tired after a few days of the Miami party circuit—grabbed dinner at a low-key gyro restaurant a few blocks away, then headed to an event hosted by digital music collective Poolsuite.NFT Art Collectors Are Playing a Risky Game—And Winning | Raisa Bruner | December 9, 2021 | Time
Two Chipotles, a gyro truck, some taco place I had a vague memory of, a soup and sandwich joint that actually looked new, and of course a Whole Foods Go.
Even Garnet's gyro wrap is made with McLane farms seasoned lamb.Spaghetti for Breakfast?! Not So Crazy at This Idaho Farm Café | Jane & Michael Stern | August 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We even get appearances by Riff Raff (Richard O'Brien) and the gyro Captain (Bruce Spence) in minor roles.
Without a gyro to keep the drive upright, I took a loop and started heading for the ground.Islands of Space | John W Campbell
The huge gyro-stabilized bulk did not move noticeably to the long Pacific swell.The Sensitive Man | Poul William Anderson
Just to be sure he let the ship complete two more sweeps, and he noted the direction on the gyro-compass each time.Deathworld | Harry Harrison
Inside was a gyro-stabilizer to keep the whole device upright.Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X | Victor Appleton
The gyro-Duplex engine superseded this original design, and a small cross-section illustration of this is appended.A History of Aeronautics | E. Charles Vivian
British Dictionary definitions for gyro- (2 of 2)
indicating rotating or gyrating motion: gyroscope
indicating a spiral
indicating a gyroscope: gyrocompass
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