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Gypsum

ˈdʒɪp.səm

Meanings of Gypsum:

noun

A soft white or grey mineral consisting of hydrated calcium sulphate. it occurs chiefly in sedimentary deposits and is used to make plaster of paris and fertilizers, and in the building industry.

Usage examples:

Quartz is the dominant mineral in veins in siliceous rocks, calcite in limestones, and gypsum in gy…

Meanings of Gypsy:

noun

A member of a people originating in south asia and traditionally having an itinerant way of life, living widely dispersed across europe and north and south america and speaking a language (romani) that is related to hindi; a romani person.

Usage examples:

He was a political and social activist who devoted twenty years of his life to regaining the rights…
adjective

(of a business or worker) non-unionized or unlicensed.

Usage examples:

Gypsy trucking firms

Meanings of Gypsydom:

noun

Romani people collectively; the world of the romani people, especially characterized by a wandering, free-spirited way of life.

Meanings of Gypsydoms:

noun

Romani people collectively; the world of the romani people, especially characterized by a wandering, free-spirited way of life.

Meanings of Gypsyhood:

noun

Romani people collectively.

Meanings of Gypsying:

noun

The practice or activity of living or acting like a gypsy, especially (formerly) by having meals in the open air or (now usually) by travelling from place to place.

adjective

Travelling from place to place as a gypsy or in the manner of one; itinerant.

Meanings of Gypsyism:

noun

The condition or fact of being a gypsy, especially characterized as a disreputable or otherwise unconventional way of life.

Gypsywort

ˈdʒɪpsɪwəːt

Meanings of Gypsywort:

noun

A white-flowered eurasian plant of the mint family, which grows in damp habitats.

Usage examples:

The wetter areas allow such plants as ragged robin, marsh marigold and gipsywort to flourish.

Gyral

ˈdʒʌɪr(ə)l

Meanings of Gyral:

adjective

Relating to a gyrus or gyri.

Usage examples:

Mri findings early in the course of infection include gyral swelling or high signal intensity on we…

Meanings of Gyrate:

verb

Move or cause to move rapidly in a circle or spiral.

Usage examples:

The dog yelped frenetically, wildly gyrating her tail

Gyrated

dʒaɪˈreɪt

Meanings of Gyrated:

verb

Move or cause to move rapidly in a circle or spiral.

Usage examples:

The dog yelped frenetically, wildly gyrating her tail

Gyrates

dʒaɪˈreɪt

Meanings of Gyrates:

verb

Move or cause to move rapidly in a circle or spiral.

Usage examples:

The dog yelped frenetically, wildly gyrating her tail

Gyrating

dʒʌɪˈreɪt

Meanings of Gyrating:

verb

Move or cause to move rapidly in a circle or spiral.

Usage examples:

The dog yelped frenetically, wildly gyrating her tail

Gyrations

ˌdʒaɪˈreɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Gyrations:

noun

A rapid movement in a circle or spiral; a whirling motion.

Usage examples:

The gyrations of the dancers' arms and legs

Gyratory

dʒʌɪˈreɪt(ə)ri

Meanings of Gyratory:

adjective

Denoting or involving circular or spiral motion.

Usage examples:

When he first saw her perform he was so impressed with her arm - flailing and gyratory motions that…
noun

A road junction or traffic system requiring the circular movement of traffic, larger or more complex than an ordinary roundabout.

Usage examples:

To keep essential traffic moving, particularly the bus services, we have to reduce the amount of tr…

Gyre

ˈdʒaɪər

Meanings of Gyre:

verb

Whirl or gyrate.

Usage examples:

A swarm of ghosts gyred around him
noun

A spiral or vortex.

Usage examples:

The two source waters of the cold fresh arctic water and the warm salty atlantic water form a cyclo…

Gyred

ˈdʒʌɪə

Meanings of Gyred:

verb

Whirl or gyrate.

Usage examples:

A swarm of ghosts gyred around him
noun

A spiral or vortex.

Usage examples:

The two source waters of the cold fresh arctic water and the warm salty atlantic water form a cyclo…

Gyres

ˈdʒaɪər

Meanings of Gyres:

verb

Whirl or gyrate.

Usage examples:

A swarm of ghosts gyred around him
noun

A spiral or vortex.

Usage examples:

The two source waters of the cold fresh arctic water and the warm salty atlantic water form a cyclo…

Meanings of Gyrfalcon:

noun

The largest falcon, found in arctic regions and occurring in several colour forms, one of which is mainly white.

Usage examples:

They've both become superb birders, too, able to distinguish in a wing beat, for example, a gyrfalc…

Gyrfalcons

ˈdʒəːˌfɔː(l)k(ə)n

Meanings of Gyrfalcons:

noun

The largest falcon, found in arctic regions and occurring in several colour forms, one of which is mainly white.

Usage examples:

They've both become superb birders, too, able to distinguish in a wing beat, for example, a gyrfalc…

Gyri

ˈdʒʌɪrəs

Meanings of Gyri:

noun

A ridge or fold between two clefts on the cerebral surface in the brain.

Usage examples:

The cerebellum has on its surface a series of tight folds, called folia, similar to, but narrower t…

Gyro

ˈdʒaɪ.rəʊ

Meanings of Gyro:

noun

Short for gyroscope or gyrocompass.

combining form

Relating to rotation.

Usage examples:

Gyromagnetic

Gyrocompass

ˈdʒʌɪrə(ʊ)kʌmpəs

Meanings of Gyrocompass:

noun

A non-magnetic compass in which the direction of true north is maintained by a continuously driven gyroscope whose axis is parallel to the earth's axis of rotation.

Usage examples:

Unlike a conventional gyrocompass that typically must operate for an hour or more before it can pro…

Meanings of Gyrocompasses:

noun

A non-magnetic compass in which the direction of true north is maintained by a continuously driven gyroscope whose axis is parallel to the earth's axis of rotation.

Usage examples:

Unlike a conventional gyrocompass that typically must operate for an hour or more before it can pro…

Gyromagnetic

ˌdʒʌɪrəʊmaɡˈnɛtɪk

Meanings of Gyromagnetic:

adjective

Relating to the magnetic and mechanical properties of a rotating charged particle.

Usage examples:

For a kerr-newman black hole (and for many other charged solutions in general relativity) the gyrom…

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