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gyrostabilizer

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noun gy·ro·sta·bi·liz·er \ˌjī-rō-ˈstā-bə-ˌlī-zər\

Definition of gyrostabilizer

  1. :  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\



1921

First Known Use of gyrostabilizer

1921


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