[ jahy-roh-free-kwuhn-see ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ roʊˌfri kwən si /
noun, plural gy·ro·fre·quen·cies.Physics.
the frequency of rotation of an electron or other charged particle in a magnetic field, directly proportional to the charge of the particle and to the field strength and inversely proportional to the mass of the particle.
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