gyroscope

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I'll show them yet that my application of the gyroscope is patentable.

And the gyroscope demands no overhead construction of any sort.

For there is a gyroscope car already—in fact, several of them.

Consider for a final moment, in passing, the mono-rail, the gyroscope.

He said he'd be late as he wants to find something about his gyroscope.

We have but one means at our disposal, and that is the gyroscope.

The top that is most useful is the gyroscope top (Fig. 103).

Now Carville, so D'Aubign says, has a head like a gyroscope.

Marquis's mind is like a gyroscope: the faster it spins, the steadier it is.

The gyroscope governed their direction as well as their equilibrium.

WORD ORIGIN

heavy rotating wheel with an axis free to turn in any direction, 1856, invented and named in French 1852 by Foucault, from Greek gyros "circle" (see gyre) + skopos "watcher" (see scope (n.1)), because the device demonstrates that the earth rotates.

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