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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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Rd42 upgrading of the gyratory section of the golfer / roundabout of estagel.
Coun Michael Mordey, Sunderland City Council portfolio holder for city services, said: "The Barnes Gyratory is one of our most important junctions and is always really busy.
A gyratory wear part study by a Columbia engineer or field rep can reveal many areas for potential improvement: poor nip of feed materials, excessive wear in lower crushing chambers, poor throughput from partially worn parts, significant wear metal discard costs, and problems with uneven or localized wear.
RATING: 3/5 GYRATORY SYSTEM - UTILITY MUSIC GYRATORY SYSTEM is a live electronica project started by Andrew Blick, and features a number of musicians, including Robin Blick and James Weaver.
As part of the conversion of Al Watan roundabout to a three-level intersection (bridge, interchange and underpass), the Public Works Authority Ashghal announced the provision of a temporary large gyratory roundabout.
TEMP-AVIA produces gyratory equipment for aircraft and missiles.
An imbalanced weight gyratory motor affixed to the housing imparts vibration, causing oversize particles to travel across the coarse upper screen and exit through an upper discharge spout at the screen's periphery.
POP beauty Nicole Scherzinger turns into a one-woman gyratory system as she dances in the streets of LA yesterday.
The equipment includes a primary gyratory crusher, an autogenous grinding mill and three vertical grinding mills.
It employs two screening decks, and two unbalanced-weight gyratory motors mounted on opposing exterior sidewalls of the unit, instead of one motor positioned beneath the screening chamber, reducing minimum height requirements significantly.
Older people can remember the area, but younger ones get on the bus at the Gyratory and hardly know what went before.