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gyration

Pronunciation: /dʒaɪˈreɪʃən/

Translation of gyration in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 c and u (rotation) giro (masculine), rotación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Instead he's playing to the girl's movements, creating an intricate pulsation of beats and cycles, hypnotized by every twirl and gyration.
    • The high-speed gyrations and shrieking monkeys have been completely eliminated, with a soporific aura of mystique and discovery permeating the recording instead.
    • This truly dynamic duo of old-school, street style, hip-hop lyricists from Pittsburgh rocked the house with a nickel bag of attitude and lunatic gyrations to spare.
    1.2 countable/numerable (complex movement) viraje (masculine)

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