Definition of Gyrons

1. Noun. (plural of gyron) ¹



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Definition of Gyrons

1. gyron [n] - See also: gyron

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyrons

gyromagnetic
gyromagnetic effect
gyromagnetic ratio
gyromancy
gyromata
gyrometric
gyromidpoint
gyromidpoints
gyromitra
gyromitrin
gyromotion
gyron
gyronic
gyronny
gyrons (current term)
gyroparallelogram
gyroparallelograms
gyrophototactic
gyrophototaxis
gyropilot
gyropilots
gyroplane
gyroplanes
gyroquadrilateral
gyroquadrilaterals
gyroradii
gyroradius
gyroresonance
gyrorotation

Literary usage of Gyrons

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1. Electricity: What is It? by W. Denham Verschoyle (1908)
"All solids have a certain absorptive capacity for free gyrons. Normally, any gyron thus absorbed has its motion altered to conform as nearly as possible to ..."

2. The Scottish Historical Review by Company of Scottish History (1906)
"... to this are : (i) If a cross was meant, it might as well have been drawn ; for it would have been easier to draw a cross than eight gyrons ; and (2) ..."

3. An Introduction to Heraldry: Containing the Origin and Use of Arms; Rules by Hugh Clark, Thomas Wormull (1854)
"Forney says, this term is the French for bosom, and these figures are called gyrons, because they meet in the centre or bosom of the shield. ..."

4. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward (1896)
"... A curious form of gyrons is found in German armory in it the gyrons are formed, not by straight lines but by curves. ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Gyronny, covered with gyrons, or divided so as to form several gyrons ; said of an escutcheon. Booke of Precedence (EETS, extra [ser. ..."

6. A Short and Easy Introduction to Heraldry, in Two Parts by Hugh Clark (1827)
"... this term is the French for bosom, and these figures are called gyrons because they meet in the centre or bosom of the shield. ..."

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