Gyro meaning

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A gyroscope.
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A sandwich made usually of sliced roasted lamb, onion, and tomato on pita bread.
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A gyrocompass.
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A sandwich made usually of sliced roasted lamb, onion, and tomato on pita bread.
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Spinning.

Gyromagnetic.

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Circle; spiral.

Gyroplane.

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Gyroscopic.

Gyrostabilizer.

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A sort of loaf consisting of layers of lamb or lamb and beef, roasted, as on a vertical spit, and sliced.
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A sandwich consisting of slices of this meat, onions, tomatoes, etc. wrapped in a pita.
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Gyrating.

Gyroscope.

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Gyroscope.

Gyrocompass.

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A style of Greek sandwich commonly filled with grilled meat, tomato, onions, and tzatziki sauce.

I'll have a gyro, please.

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Origin of gyro

  • < Gr gyros, a circle: see gyrate

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Modern Greek gýros a turning, gyro meat (partial loan translation of Turkish döner (kebap) turning (kebab) ) (from the turning of the meat on a spit) from Greek gūros circle perhaps akin to Armenian kor bent, curved and kuṙn back (of the body)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Modern Greek gýros a turning, gyro meat (partial loan translation of Turkish döner (kebap) turning (kebab) ) (from the turning of the meat on a spit) from Greek gūros circle perhaps akin to Armenian kor bent, curved and kuṙn back (of the body)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Greek gūro- circular from gūros circle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Greek γύρος (gýros); from the turning of the meat on a spit.

    From Wiktionary