gyrostabilizer


gy·ro·sta·bi·liz·er

noun \ˌjī-rō-ˈstā-bə-ˌlī-zər\

Definition of GYROSTABILIZER

:  a stabilizing device (as for a ship or airplane) that consists of a continuously driven gyro spinning about a vertical axis and pivoted so that its axis of spin may be tipped fore-and-aft in the vertical plane and that serves to oppose sideways motion —called also gy*ro*stat, \ˈjī-rə-ˌstat\

First Known Use of GYROSTABILIZER

1921

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