There are 2 definitions of gyro in English:

gyro1

Syllabification: gy·ro
Pronunciation: /ˈjīrō
 
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noun (plural gyros)

short for gyroscope or gyrocompass.
More example sentences
  • Specialist stands test fuel control units, oil pumps, rate sensors and gyros, turret controls and Electronic Control Units (ECUs).
  • If autopilot performance is important in the way you use your boat you may wish to inquire about the availability of a gyro sensor for your existing pilot.
  • The mirror surface of the ball doubles as a solar collector, and everything, the radio control, the laser, targeting, gyros, inertialess drive, all run off the battery.

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Pronunciation: ˈgʌz(ə)l
verb
eat or drink (something) greedily

There are 2 definitions of gyro in English:

gyro2

Syllabification: gy·ro
Pronunciation: /ˈyērō, ˈZHirō
 
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noun (plural gyros)

North American
A sandwich made with slices of spiced meat cooked on a spit, served with salad in pita bread.
More example sentences
  • Sophal cooks the burgers, gyros, and steaks; Tevy rings you up, puts together the salads, brings the hot food to your table.
  • The food is good and cheap; I usually get a gyro or a slice of sausage pizza with a root beer.
  • The name has the sound of an early twentieth-century blood-boosting medicine, or of a modern, health-food take on the Greek sandwich, the gyro.

Origin

1970s: from modern Greek guros 'turning'.

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