What part of speech is “gyre”

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gyre is a large-scale, spiral-shaped flow of air, water, or other fluids, usually formed or caused by global wind currents. In the context of literature, it can also be a complex spiral or circular movement.

1. The spiraling gyre of a tornado is a sight to behold.

2. Flying a kite in a slow, steady gyre is a pleasant experience.

3. The poet made use of the gyre to capture the complexity of the human condition.

one of the most common mistakes when using gyre is confusing it with gyrometer. A gyrometer is an instrument used to measure angular velocity.

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