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circular movement around a point or about an axis

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Gyrations are points on a pattern where the whole pattern can be rotated a given angle about the point and the pattern will not change.
Dancing's big news - from the gyrations of pop stars to the elegance of competitors of television's Strictly Come Dancing.
Attendees' experiences ran the gamut from the leaps and gyrations in a fast-moving Dalcroze session to the thoughtful poignancy of an elder-education study and the stimulation of hearing about the latest brain research.
These include inevitable mortgage rate increases, stock market gyrations, soaring gas prices and concerns about the war in Iraq.
3 million ewes, some 12% less than prior to FMD, and after the wild gyrations of prices in 2003, there seems to be a flatter seasonal price curve.
Gyrations in the financial markets had dropped the fund's value as low as $15.
Another client recently related to me the endless gyrations a group of engineers and finance types continually put him through as he explains a process unfamiliar to them (do I hear faint, "not invented here" whispers?
1958: Elvis Aaron Presley - shown only from the waist up, to prevent sensitive viewers from exposure to his inflammatory gyrations - appeared for the first time on the Ed Sullivan US TV show.
I simply cannot imagine Jailhouse Rock on the bagpipes,haggis on the table instead of fried chicken, and the great man swapping his pelvic gyrations for the Gay Gordons.
Designers compact samples of asphalt mixtures to a specified number of gyrations, called N-design, that vary from 50 to 125, depending on traffic.
Two samples of each blend were mixed and then compacted in the gyratory compactor to 50 gyrations, which is the standard compaction level for lightly traveled roads and streets.
Still, the song and dance is noticeably different, with the new incarnation shaving off the influential Seattle group's most brittle and splintered moments, and evening the sound out into steady, less abrasive gyrations.
It's likely O'Neal's job will become easier when the market ceases its gyrations and begins a sustained recovery.
The design compaction level for the Anderson County projects was 100 gyrations, as comparred to 75 gyrations for the Pickens County project, because of expected high traffic.
Commentators feared that the torrid, if often suppressed, sensuality of American films and the openly erotic gyrations of jitterbug and other dances would corrupt innocent German girls.