This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for gyre

a-z
Noun
  1. A closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

      1. (Rare) Anything circular in form; circle
      2. A small globe with a cross on top, as a symbol of royal power
      3. One of a series of concentric transparent spheres thought by ancient and medieval astronomers to revolve about the earth and carry the celestial bodies.
      1. A steering wheel for controlling the rudder of a ship, often one with spokes that project beyond the rim for use as handles
      2. Something resembling such a disk or ring in appearance or movement or having a wheel as its principal part or characteristic, as:
      3. A solid disk or a rigid circular ring connected by spokes to a hub, designed to turn around an axle passed through the center.
      1. A surname for a maker of rings as jewelry or as in harness.
      2. A circular band used for carrying, holding, or containing something:
      3. (Botany) An annual ring.
      1. A thin, flat, circular thing of any material
      2. A thin, flat, circular plate coated with ferromagnetic particles, on which computer data can be stored
      3. A round, flattened structure in a plant or animal, such as an intervertebral disk.
      1. A sequence of contests or matches held at various places, in which a particular group of athletes compete; also, an association or league of athletic teams
      2. A closed, usually circular line that goes around an object or area.
      3. A group of nightclubs, resorts, etc. at which entertainers appear in turn
      1. A series or process that finishes at its starting point or continuously repeats itself; a cycle.
      2. (Logic) A vicious circle.
      3. Anything shaped like a circle, as a circular road, a ring, a crown, or a halo
      1. A group of people:
      2. A strip or ring of wood, metal, rubber, etc. fastened around something, as to bind or tie it together
      3. A simple ungrooved ring, especially a wedding ring.
    See also:

    geometry