Her. A triangle whose apex touches the *fess point of a shield. -
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  • Gyron — Gy ron (j[imac] r[o^]n), n. [F. giron; of German origin. See {Gore} a piece of cloth.] (Her.) A subordinary of triangular form having one of its angles at the fess point and the opposite side at the edge of the escutcheon. When there is only one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gyron — /juy reuhn, ron/, n. Heraldry. a subordinary having the form of a triangle, usually equal to half a quarter of the escutcheon, with its apex at the fess point. [1565 75; < MF, OF giron gusset < OHG gero; c. GORE3] * * * …   Universalium

  • gyron — noun A triangular form having an angle at the fess point and the opposite side at the edge of the escutcheon …   Wiktionary

  • gyron — [ dʒʌɪr(ə)n] noun Heraldry a triangular ordinary formed by two lines from the edge of the shield meeting at the fess point at 45 degrees. Origin C16: from OFr. giron gusset …   English new terms dictionary

  • gyron — gy·ron …   English syllables

  • gyron — gy•ron [[t]ˈdʒaɪ rən, rɒn[/t]] n. her a triangular heraldic charge with one side at the edge of the field and the apex at the fess point • Etymology: 1565–75; < MF giron gusset < Frankish; cf. OHG gēro gore III …   From formal English to slang

  • gyron — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • De Havilland Gyron — The PS.23 or PS.52 Gyron, also known as the Halford H 4, was Frank Halford s last turbojet design while working for de Havilland. Intended to outpower any design then under construction, the Gyron was the most powerful engine of its era,… …   Wikipedia

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