Definition of Gyrostabilizer

1. Noun. A stabilizer consisting of a heavy gyroscope that spins on a vertical axis; reduces side-to-side rolling of a ship or plane.

Exact synonyms: Gyrostabiliser
Terms within: Gyro, Gyroscope
Group relationships: Ship
Generic synonyms: Stabiliser, Stabilizer



Definition of Gyrostabilizer

1. Noun. A device for stabilizing using a gyroscope. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gyrostabilizer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyrostabilizer

gyros
gyrosa
gyroscales
gyroscope
gyroscopes
gyroscopic
gyroscopic stabilizer
gyroscopic stabilizers
gyroscopically
gyrose
gyrosonic
gyrosonics
gyrospasm
gyrostabiliser
gyrostabilization
gyrostabilizer (current term)
gyrostabilizers
gyrostat
gyrostatic
gyrostatics
gyrostats
gyrosynchrotron
gyrotactic
gyrotactically
gyrotaxis
gyrothermal
gyrotranslation
gyrotranslations
gyrotriangle
gyrotriangles

Literary usage of Gyrostabilizer

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1. War Work of the Bureau of Standards: April 1, 1921 by National Bureau of Standards, United States Bureau of Standards, United States (1921)
"Detail drawings of a gyrostabilizer for instruments had been prepared at the time of the armistice and a working model of about one-fourth size constructed. ..."

2. NBS Special Publication by United States National Bureau of Standards (1921)
"On this account a number of altimeters were remodeled and fitted with special dials to meet this need. ‘ ‘ Detail drawings of a gyrostabilizer for ..."

3. The Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force, 1945-1960 by Jacob Neufeld (1990)
"Also included on the tail were a flare, radio receiver, antenna, gyrostabilizer, and rudders. Launched from B-17 aircraft, the vertical bombs were ..."

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