a) To turn or wheel around
b) To make circuits
See Also: circumgyration, circumgyratory

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  • Circumgyrate — Cir cum*gy rate, v. t. & i. [Pref. circum + gyrate.] To roll or turn round; to cause to perform a rotary or circular motion. Ray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumgyrate — /sûr kəm jī rātˈ or jīˈrāt/ intransitive verb To whirl or roll round ORIGIN: L circum around, and gȳrāre, ātum to turn • • • circumgyrāˈtion noun circumgyˈratory adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Circumgyre — Cir cum*gyre , v. i. To circumgyrate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumgyration — noun a) rotation, revolution b) circling, wheeling (around) See Also: circumgyrate, circumgyratory …   Wiktionary

  • CHORUS — I. CHORUS pars Comediae, una ex accessoriis, inter actum et actum: vel pars est, post actum introducta cum concentu. Dicebatur autem sic primo, multitudo canentium saltantiumque cum tibicine: idque antiquitus circa aras Deûm, Virg. aen. l. 6. v.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • circumgyratory — circumgyˈratory adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑circumgyrate …   Useful english dictionary

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