Cardan suspension

noun

Car·​dan suspension
ˈkärˌdan-
variants or Cardanic suspension
(ˈ)kär¦danik-
: a support in which an instrument (as a chronometer) is hung on gimbals

Word History

Etymology

after Jerome Cardan

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“Cardan suspension.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cardan%20suspension. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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