English noun: gyration
|1.||gyration (event) a single complete turn (axial or orbital)|
|Samples||The plane made three rotations before it crashed.|
The revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year.
|Broader (hypernym)||turn, turning|
|Narrower (hyponym)||axial motion, axial rotation, clockwise rotation, counterclockwise rotation, dextrorotation, levorotation, orbital motion, orbital rotation, roll, spin|
|2.||gyration (act) the act of rotating in a circle or spiral|
|Broader (hypernym)||rotary motion, rotation|