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gyro definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a Greek sandwich: sliced roast lamb with onion and tomato stuffed into pita bread
2: rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction [syn: gyroscope, gyro]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural Gyros) Etymology: Gyro International (association) Date: 1971 a member of a major international service club

Merriam Webster's

I. noun (plural gyros) Date: 1910 1. gyrocompass 2. gyroscope II. noun (plural gyros) Etymology: New Greek gyros turn, from Greek; from the rotation of the meat on a spit Date: 1971 a sandwich especially of lamb and beef, tomato, onion, and yogurt sauce on pita bread

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -os) colloq. 1 = GYROSCOPE. 2 = GYROCOMPASS. Etymology: abbr.



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