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synonyms for gyration

  • circle
  • circuit
  • circulation
  • circumvolution
  • cycle
  • gyre
  • lap
  • orbit
  • pirouette
  • reel
  • roll
  • rotation
  • round
  • spin
  • swirl
  • turn
  • turning
  • twirl
  • wheel
  • whirl
  • revolve
  • revolving
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That came to haunt them this year as coronavirus pandemic-related gyrations in chip supply and demand left automakers without enough semiconductors to build their vehicles, forcing them to suspend production for weeks at a time.
SEEKING MORE RELIABLE SUPPLY, FORD SIGNS A DEAL WITH A HUGE CHIP MAKERJEANNE WHALEN, AARON GREGGNOVEMBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Wild price gyrations, high-profile ransomware attacks and influencer-driven speculative trading have also drawn skepticism to the world of crypto.
COINBASE CEO SAYS SEC HAS THREATENED TO SUE OVER CRYPTO LENDING PROGRAMHAMZA SHABAN, TORY NEWMYERSEPTEMBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The mess in the mayoral contest was exemplified by the gyrations of the Working Families Party, New York's left-wing kingmaker.
THE TRAILER: "THE NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY": WHAT WE LEARNED (AND WHAT WE DON'T KNOW YET) FROM NEW YORK'S PRIMARYDAVID WEIGELJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In a painstakingly precise experiment, muons’ gyrations within a magnetic field seem to defy predictions of the standard model of particle physics, which describes known fundamental particles and forces.
MUON MAGNETISM COULD HINT AT A BREAKDOWN OF PHYSICS’ STANDARD MODELEMILY CONOVERAPRIL 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Space businesses, no matter how large, often find themselves hunting for opportunity amidst the gyrations of national space powers.
A STARTUP IS TRADING TICKETS TO RIDE ON RUSSIAN ROCKETS AND US SPACECRAFTTIM FERNHOLZMARCH 11, 2021QUARTZ
Now that the air impelled returns unto its place in a gyration or whirling, is evident from the Atoms or Motes in the Sun.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
Then it gives a wild yelp, as in one gyration it shoots upwards, and screams round the crag.
POACHERS AND POACHINGJOHN WATSON
But then, making a discursive gyration round a point is not leaving it—and there you're wrong.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 66 NO.406, AUGUST 1849VARIOUS
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 INVENTIONSJAMES WHITE
I mean a sense of gigantic gyration, as of the whole earth turning about one's head.
TREMENDOUS TRIFLESG. K. CHESTERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO GYRATION

  • coil
  • coiling
  • complexity
  • contortion
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • helix
  • intricacy
  • involution
  • serpentine
  • sinuosity
  • sinuousness
  • snaking
  • swirl
  • tortuousness
  • twist
  • undulation
  • winding
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