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A swirling vortex.
(intransitive) To whirl.
From Latin gyrus, Ancient Greek γῦρος (gyros, “circle, ring, turning”)
Latin gȳrus from Greek gūros
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The main focus of the project is the sub-tropical gyre.
Water in the subpolar gyre cooled between the two 20-year periods due to the decrease in surface heat input.
These include local wave climate; sources of sediment feed and the role of coastline orientation in creating an anticlockwise tidal gyre.
The Kapitan Khlebnikov continues north into Baffin Bay, battling the notorious gyre (circular current) of ice that thwarted early whalers.
This propagates around the Pacific sub-polar gyre and warms up whole gyre.
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