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  • n. anything that gyrates
  • n. An electric circuit that introduces a phase shift of 180° in one direction, but none in the opposite direction


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  • To give it to you in your language, the gyrator has got in it.

    Oral History Interview with Orlin P. Shuping, June 15, 1975. Interview H-0290. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Cryptus gyrator, DUF. (parasite of Tripoxylon figulus).

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • When he stopped, the flourish of the gyrator was ineffable.

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • The pulsator, with pointed toe and gently turned calf, would make a progress in a direct line, but as the sole touched the ground, the heel would slightly rise and then fall, and whilst you were admiring the undulating grace of the pulsator, unobserved and silently you would find the gyrator had stolen a march upon you, and actually taken the _pas_ of its five-toed brother.

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • Don't have one to test this but what I do on my Touch HD is set up gyrator to switch the screen off when I put the stylus back in its silo without putting the phone to sleep.

    MoDaCo WinMo News

  • The machines - gyrator-style crushers that were known to have been used both above ground and in the mine shafts - were donated to the two historical areas by Cleveland Cliffs Inc.

    The Mining Journal


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