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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GYRATORY

They were forced to be passive; there was no means of preventing this gyratory motion.

Storms are now admitted by all seamen to be gyratory, as we have seen.

As soon as the current would strike an obstruction like the cylinder, it would make a gyratory sweep around its base.

There is no precise estimate of the velocity of the gyratory motion.

Two motions are usually visible, one ascending one near the earth and in the middle, and a gyratory one around the other.

He found them revolving like ours, and hence inferred the truth of the gyratory theory in relation to all winds.

Pot′-holes, holes in the beds of rapid streams, made by an eddying current of water, which gives the stones a gyratory motion.

In quarrying and crushing New Jersey trap rock with gyratory crushers the following was the cost of producing 200 cu.

A vast basin has been thus formed, in which the sweep of the river prolongs itself in gyratory currents.

The motion is described as “gyratory,” and the anterior end is always carried foremost.

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