gyre


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  • noun

Synonyms for gyre

a closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

Synonyms for gyre

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

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There are five major oceanic gyres worldwide, with several smaller gyres in Alaska and Antarctica.
DuPont Packaging Graphics is one of the world's leading suppliers of flexographic plate-making systems in digital and conventional formats, including DuPont[TM] Gyre photopolymer plates, Cyrel[R] FAST processing equipment, Cyrel[R] round sleeves, mounting and finishing products.
Eriksen and Cummins led an effort by 5 Gyres to persuade cosmetics companies to discontinue the use of these plastic particles.
Furthermore, Gyre points out how even art's discursive apparatus contributes to a culture of overproduction and waste.
32) To our knowledge, no quantitative data existed for the open-ocean South Pacific Subtropical Gyre (SPSG) prior to this study.
The Gyre Mission: Journey to the *sshole of the World" is a novel of humor and adventure, as the US government chooses its very best (of people it wants to be rid of) to go on a mission and salvage an oceanic research vessel.
Philosophy and the return of violence; studies from this widening gyre.
Misaki's ball possibly drifted with the huge circular ocean current called the North Pacific Gyre, says Menemenlis.
The bacteria were unearthed when researchers drilled into a layer of soft red clay at the bottom of the Pacific Gyre.
But Spall's model indicated that the North Icelandic Irminger Current sheds eddies that cool and dissipate within the Iceland Sea Gyre north of the island.
Andrulis' framework is that all physical reality can be modeled by a single geometric entity with life-like characteristics: the gyre.
Method has unveiled its latest innovation in sustainable packaging, this time a bottle made out of plastic collected from the North Pacific Gyre, often referred to as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
The flotsam consists of houses, cars, boats as well as millions of tonnes of domestic debris, which is trapped in a gyre - a rotating ocean current - known as the Pacific Trash Vortex.
We've also got a few Flat mares including Silver Gyre, a half-sister to Derby fourth Housemaster.