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roundabout

1. Brit a revolving circular platform provided with wooden animals, seats, etc., on which people ride for amusement; merry-go-round
2. a road junction in which traffic streams circulate around a central island
3. an informal name for boring mill
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The Nordberg GP7 secondary gyratory crusher has exactly the same footprint as the Symons 7-ft.
Separation is enhanced by the three-dimensional motion generated by the unit's gyratory motor.
However, last time Kirklees Council proposed a gyratory at Cooper Bridge it benefited everyone except traffic from Mirfield on the A644.
The first phase will involve the demolition of the east bridge on the raised gyratory which crosses over the ring road below.
Product works with vibrating, oscillating and gyratory equipment.
The new XD series is specifically designed for grizzly stations in underground mines and gyratory crushers in open pits.
An imbalanced weight gyratory motor affixed to the housing imparts vibration, causing solid particles to move across the screen and exit through an upper discharge spout, as liquid flows through screen apertures onto a tapered pan and exits through a lower discharge spout.
After all, these planners created the chaos at Liverpool Gyratory.
The notorious road system was beaten by the Hanger Lane gyratory scheme in London, which was chosen by motorists as the most frightening junction in the UK.
10 Worst Roads: 1 M25; 2 M6; 3 Spaghetti Junction; 4 North Circular, London; 5 Oxford Circus, London; 6 M1; 7 Hanger Lane Gyratory, West London; 8 South Circular, London; 9 M62; 10 M5.
Sir - It seems that councillor Mark Cole (Letter, August 9) is utterly confused on a number of issues: a) It is not Dafydd Wigley, but Dafydd Iwan who is and has been the President of Plaid Cymru since 2003; b) When the Liberal Democrats - Mr Cole's party, was in coalition with Labour in the Assembly, absolutely nothing was done to improve the "Tesco Junction" in Cardigan, despite repeated calls to the Assembly over the last 12 years or so, by Cardigan Town Council, by myself in person and otherwise, for a permanent solution - a roundabout or a gyratory system;
Congestion problems on Longwood Road have increased since the store was expanded and these sometimes cause queuing back to the Coryton gyratory.