gyrate

(redirected from gyrated)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

gyrate

 [ji´rāt]
convoluted; ring- or spiral-shaped.

gy·rate

(jī'rāt),
1. Of a convoluted or ring shape.
2. To revolve.
[L. gyro, pp. gyratus, to turn round in a circle, gyrus]

gyrate

(jī′rāt′)
intr.v. gy·rated, gy·rating, gy·rates
1. To revolve around a fixed point or axis.
2. To move in a spiral or spirallike course.
3. To oscillate or vary, especially in a repetitious pattern: Stock prices gyrated around last week's high.
adj. Biology
In rings; coiled or convoluted.

gy′ra′tor n.

gy·rate

(jī'rāt)
1. Of a convoluted or ring shape.
2. To revolve.
[L. gyro, pp. gyratus, to turn round in a circle, gyrus]

gyrate

convoluted; ring- or spiral-shaped.

gyrate atrophy
atrophy of the choroid and retina; an inherited, progressive disease causing blindness in humans, caused by a deficiency of ornithine-δ-aminotransferase. Has been reported in a cat.
References in periodicals archive ?
The actor was seen holding the woman's bare waist as he gyrated with her to the music, when was joined by a random punter, who sandwiched the girl in-between them.
Carter gyrated in protest against lead referee Luis Grillo, and when he was done, O'Neal offered a more colorful and public review on behalf of both himself and the Raptors' star swingman.
I was rather shocked," admitted Melinda as Pete gyrated to the music, giving the studio audience a peek at his packet.
In a skimpy dress, Lisa gyrated to her solo single, Lately, at G.
The American star gyrated against the dancer's body before he spent the rest of the evening cosying up to her.
On the back nine, he parred every hole while his competitors' scores gyrated up and down.
Then, wearing a tight top and skimpy skirt, the mum-of-two gyrated around, performing a sexy lap dance for the DJ.
Stunning Emily - a second year Art History student at St Andrews University in Fife, where Wills is studying, gyrated her way into the final of the pounds 100 contest.
It's pretty cool - the music, the people,'' she said, as she gyrated to rock tunes with her girlfriends.
Diaz, who was working the front barricade at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre, said Manson grabbed his head, held his hips against it and gyrated.