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circumgyration

cir·cum·gy·ra·tion
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sur-kuh m-jahy-rey-shuh n]
    • /ˌsɜr kəm dʒaɪˈreɪ ʃən/
    • /ˈsɜːk.əm.ˌdʒaɪə.ˈreɪ.ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sur-kuh m-jahy-rey-shuh n]
    • /ˌsɜr kəm dʒaɪˈreɪ ʃən/

Definitions of circumgyration word

  • noun circumgyration the act of rolling, turning, or travelling about 3
  • noun circumgyration a revolution or circular movement. 1
  • noun circumgyration Rotation, revolution. 1
  • noun circumgyration circling, wheeling (around). 0

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Origin of circumgyration

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
First recorded in 1595-1605, circumgyration is from the Late Latin word circumgȳrātion- (stem of circumgȳrātiō). See circum-, gyration

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Parts of speech for Circumgyration

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

circumgyration popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

circumgyration usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for circumgyration

noun circumgyration

  • trajectory — the curve described by a projectile, rocket, or the like in its flight.
  • rotation — the act of rotating; a turning around as on an axis.
  • pattern — a decorative design, as for wallpaper, china, or textile fabrics, etc.
  • path — a way beaten, formed, or trodden by the feet of persons or animals.
  • apogee — The apogee of something such as a culture or a business is its highest or its greatest point.

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