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My mind is like a gyre, and odd juxtapositions happen.
Ruth Ozeki

Meaning of "gyre" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GYRE

From Latin gӯrus circle, from Greek guros.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GYRE

gyre  [dʒaɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GYRE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gyre is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb gyre in English.

WHAT DOES GYRE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ocean gyre

A gyre in oceanography is any large system of rotating ocean currents, particularly those involved with large wind movements. Gyres are caused by the Coriolis Effect; planetary vorticity along with horizontal and vertical friction, which determine the circulation patterns from the wind curl. The term gyre can be used to refer to any type of vortex in the air or the sea, even one that is man-made, but it is most commonly used in oceanography to refer to the major ocean systems.

Definition of gyre in the English dictionary

The first definition of gyre in the dictionary is a circular or spiral movement or path. Other definition of gyre is a ring, circle, or spiral. Gyre is also to whirl.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GYRE

PRESENT

Present
I gyre
you gyre
he/she/it gyres
we gyre
you gyre
they gyre
Present continuous
I am gyring
you are gyring
he/she/it is gyring
we are gyring
you are gyring
they are gyring
Present perfect
I have gyred
you have gyred
he/she/it has gyred
we have gyred
you have gyred
they have gyred
Present perfect continuous
I have been gyring
you have been gyring
he/she/it has been gyring
we have been gyring
you have been gyring
they have been gyring
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I gyred
you gyred
he/she/it gyred
we gyred
you gyred
they gyred
Past continuous
I was gyring
you were gyring
he/she/it was gyring
we were gyring
you were gyring
they were gyring
Past perfect
I had gyred
you had gyred
he/she/it had gyred
we had gyred
you had gyred
they had gyred
Past perfect continuous
I had been gyring
you had been gyring
he/she/it had been gyring
we had been gyring
you had been gyring
they had been gyring
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will gyre
you will gyre
he/she/it will gyre
we will gyre
you will gyre
they will gyre
Future continuous
I will be gyring
you will be gyring
he/she/it will be gyring
we will be gyring
you will be gyring
they will be gyring
Future perfect
I will have gyred
you will have gyred
he/she/it will have gyred
we will have gyred
you will have gyred
they will have gyred
Future perfect continuous
I will have been gyring
you will have been gyring
he/she/it will have been gyring
we will have been gyring
you will have been gyring
they will have been gyring
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would gyre
you would gyre
he/she/it would gyre
we would gyre
you would gyre
they would gyre
Conditional continuous
I would be gyring
you would be gyring
he/she/it would be gyring
we would be gyring
you would be gyring
they would be gyring
Conditional perfect
I would have gyre
you would have gyre
he/she/it would have gyre
we would have gyre
you would have gyre
they would have gyre
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been gyring
you would have been gyring
he/she/it would have been gyring
we would have been gyring
you would have been gyring
they would have been gyring
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you gyre
we let´s gyre
you gyre
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to gyre
Past participle
gyred
Present Participle
gyring
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GYRE


buyer
ˈbaɪə
desire
dɪˈzaɪə
dextrogyre
ˈdɛkstrəʊˌdʒaɪə
dire
daɪə
empire
ˈɛmpaɪə
entire
ɪnˈtaɪə
fire
faɪə
higher
ˈhaɪə
hire
ˈhaɪə
inspire
ɪnˈspaɪə
levogyre
ˈliːvəʊˌdʒaɪə
maya
ˈmaɪə
prior
ˈpraɪə
require
rɪˈkwaɪə
supplier
səˈplaɪə
Surabaya
ˌsʊərəˈbaɪə
tire
ˈtaɪə
vampire
ˈvæmpaɪə
via
ˈvaɪə
wire
waɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GYRE

gyral
gyrally
gyrant
gyrase
gyrate
gyration
gyrational
gyrator
gyratory
gyrene
gyrfalcon
gyri
gyro
gyro horizon
gyrocar
gyrocompass
gyrocopter
gyrodyne
gyrofrequency
gyroidal

WORDS THAT END LIKE GYRE

balloon tyre
byre
eyre
fayre
funeral pyre
granophyre
justices in eyre
Lake Eyre
lamprophyre
lyre
melaphyre
orthophyre
pneumatic tyre
pyre
radial tyre
skyre
snow tyre
spare tyre
tubeless tyre
tyre

Synonyms and antonyms of gyre in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gyre» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GYRE

Find out the translation of gyre to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gyre from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gyre» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

环流
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gyre
570 millions of speakers

English

gyre
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चक्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تلفيف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

круговорот
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

giro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বলয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gyre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gergasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gyre
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

환류
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gerah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vòng quanh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுழல்வேகத்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Gyre
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gyre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giramento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gyre
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

круговорот
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gyre
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gyre
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wervelwind
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gyre
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gyre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gyre

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GYRE»

The term «gyre» is regularly used and occupies the 85.877 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GYRE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gyre

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «GYRE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word gyre.
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Brandon Boyd
There are five known gyres spinning around in our world's oceans. A gyre is a slowly moving spiral of currents created by a high pressure system of air currents. A spinning soup, so to speak, is made of what exists in the water. And in this case, the gyres are spinning with millions of tons of our discarded and forgotten about plastic waste!
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Ruth Ozeki
My mind is like a gyre, and odd juxtapositions happen.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GYRE»

Discover the use of gyre in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gyre and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Widening Gyre (A Spenser Mystery)
When a senatorial candidate's seemingly perfect wife becomes the target of blackmailers, Spenser quickly becomes embroiled in a world where political ambition often extends into corruption and violence.
Robert B. Parker, 2013
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Beyond the Gyre [Song of the Arkafina #4]
What is it they have been defending through all the turns of the Gyre? The answer astonishes both Amaranthine and human alike... The Song of the Arkafina series: Heart of Hythea Ketha's Daughter Dawnmaid Beyond the Gyre
Suzanne Francis, 2009
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Ocean Biogeochemistry: The Role of the Ocean Carbon Cycle in ...
2.4 Wind-Driven Circulations: Gyres and Boundary Currents 2.4.1 Wind-Induced Upwelling and Gyre Circulations The atmospheric winds induces a horizontal ( Ekman) volume flux over the surface (Ekman) layer of the upper ocean, directed to ...
M. J. R. Fasham, 2003
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Primary Production Dynamics in the North Pacific Subtropical ...
A study of plankton dynamics and nutrient cycling in the central gyre of the North Pacific Ocean. Limnol. Oceanogr. 18: 534-551. Falkowski, P.G., Wyman, K., Ley, A.C. and Mauzerall, D. 1986. Relationship of steady state photosynthesis to ...
Guido Corno, 2006
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Batman: The Widening Gyre
Meanwhile Batman has taken on a mysterious new partner in his fight against crime in Gotham City, but will his attempt at trusting someone cause him to be rewarded...or punished? From the Hardcover edition.
Kevin Smith, 2011
6
Encyclopedia of the Arctic
The Beaufort Gyre is almost completely covered by sea ice year round, except for its southern part, which becomes icefree in summer, typically in August and September. The anticyclonic circulation is typical for the upper 40–50 m and is ...
Mark Nuttall, 2012
7
Antarctic Climate Evolution
A third and as yet unnamed gyre was suggested to occur south of Kerguelen Plateau (Bindoff et al., 2000), and has now been confirmed by McCartney and Donohue (2007). As documented for the Weddell Gyre (Orsi et al., 1993), it is likely that ...
Fabio Florindo, Martin Siegert, 2008
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P-Vector Inverse Method
Deacon (1982) reviewed the physics of the Weddell Gyre in relation to ecological cycles and noted that southward flow along the eastern side of the Weddell Gyre appeared to be a critical factor determining krill cycles. Figure 13.4 also shows ...
Peter C. Chu, 2007
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Stochastic Modelling in Physical Oceanography
At beginning, the mixing took place on the gyre scale rather than small scale. As times went by, the fractal dimension approached 2, i.e., mixing over the whole domain. However even at time (t = 4) there was still some coherent structure in the ...
Robert J. Adler, Peter Müller, Boris Lʹvovich Rozovskiĭ, 1996
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Ocean Dynamics and the Carbon Cycle: Principles and Mechanisms
There should be a poleward return current in the subtropical gyre and an equatorward return current in the subpolar gyre. However, it is unclear whether the narrow boundary current might occur on the western or eastern side of the ocean ...
Richard G. Williams, Michael J. Follows, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GYRE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gyre is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Some Slimy Clickbait Dickhead Stole My Identity to Blog for Elite Daily
When I found out I was being associated with a gyre of aggressively smarmy pablum, I emailed Elite Daily to ask why it was publishing stuff ... «Gizmodo, Jul 15»
2
Open Letter to Adidas: Walk the Talk
"They won't be using the tiny fragments of plastic that swirl, soup-like, in places like the Pacific Gyre... If you want to take it out of the ocean, you ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
3
Ghosts and Empties
... the glaciers dying like living creatures, the great Pacific trash gyre, the hundreds of unrecorded deaths of species, millennia snuffed out as if ... «The New Yorker, Jul 15»
4
Marblehead to Halifax Report
“The Gulf of Maine is a gyre and the Bay of Fundy tides are enormous. There is fog at Cape Sable and you can't see anything with a 5 knot ... «J/Sailing News, Jul 15»
5
Hudson Happenings: Top 29 things to do this weekend
MUSIC--Bangladeafy, Dead Empires, Body Farm Robbery and Gyre--which was recently named a must-hear N.J. band--melt faces and warp ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
6
Windows 10 Mobile Gets More Incoherent
... mess that looks like the mess Microsoft has been in since Windows Phone 7 launched in 2010, spinning and spinning in the widening gyre. «PC Magazine, Jul 15»
7
Children remark on their global inheritance
A Roots & Shoots group, part of the Jane Goodall Institute, at Love of Learning Families, created their own version of a gyre, adds Gregory. «TBO.com, Jul 15»
8
CHOMP: Celebrate Shark Week Right, at El Capitan
... Russian science vessels finding your unopened mail swirling in the North Pacific Gyre (possibly) — when will all the bad maritime news stop ... «SF Weekly, Jul 15»
9
Must-hear NJ: Gyre unleashes seething progressive metal
In Greek mythology, the Moirai -- better known as the three sisters of fate -- represented birth, presence on Earth and death. On Gyre's latest EP ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
10
Can we have a civil conversation in Wisconsin's widening gyre?
So, here's the thing with this new blog. I called it "Holding the Center" because I feel like somebody has to start talking about moderation and ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gyre [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gyre>. Jun 2019 ».
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