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1. gyration

noun. ['dʒaɪˈreɪʃən'] a single complete turn (axial or orbital).

Synonyms

  • axial motion
  • turning
  • revolution
  • clockwise rotation
  • dextrorotation
  • counterclockwise rotation
  • turn
  • axial rotation
  • levorotation
  • orbital rotation
  • orbital motion
  • spin
  • roll

Antonyms

  • levorotation
  • tense
  • boil
  • open

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Rhymes with Gyration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. gyration

noun. ['dʒaɪˈreɪʃən'] the act of rotating in a circle or spiral.

Synonyms

  • rotation
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • pronation
  • heat
  • relax

Sentences with gyration


1. Noun, singular or mass
The concept is similar to the fat gyration machines that were popular in the 1950s at "fat farms" where a band was placed around the waist and gyrated at high speeds.

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