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gyratory

[jahy-ruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈdʒaɪ rəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
moving in a circle or spiral; gyrating.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; gyrat(ion) + -ory1
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  • Loose mix was compacted in the laboratory using the gyratory compactor.
  • The gyratory testing machine was used to simulate the compaction of asphalt concrete mixes and subsequent exposure to traffic.
  • It also has a calibrated and gyratory weight in the interior.

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