Meaning of GYRO in English

GYRO

I. ˈjī(ˌ)rō noun

( -s )

1.

[by shortening]

: gyroscope

2. : any of various devices whose operation depends on a gyroscope: as

a.

[by shortening]

: gyrocompass

b.

[by shortening]

gyrohorizon

II. adjective

: gyroscopic

III. ˈyēˌrō, ˈzhirō, ÷ˈjīˌrō noun

( -s )

Etymology: New Greek gyros turn; from the rotation of the meat on a vertical spit — more at gyre

: a sandwich especially of lamb and beef, tomato, and onion on pita bread

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