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adjective as in revolving

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adjective as in rotary

adjective as in whirling

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He represents the agitation of the lodge to be due to currents of air, having the irregular and gyratory power of a whirlwind.

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

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

This impressed motion will be converted into circulatory or gyratory motion.

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


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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gyratory, such as: whirling, gyrating, gyral, rotaryrotatory, and vertiginous.

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