gyro: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ( jī'rō), [key]
— pl. -ros.
  1. gyrocompass.
  2. gyroscope.


Pronunciation: ( jēr'ō, zhēr'ō Gk. yē'rô), [key]
— n. Greek Cookery.
  1. meat, usually lamb, roasted on a vertical spit, then thinly sliced, topped with onions, and usually served in a sandwich of pita bread.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “ring,” “circle,” “spiral,” used in the formation of compound words: gyromagnetic; gyroscope.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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