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noun as in gyro

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It relies on your location and input from the phone’s internal gyroscope to pinpoint constellations, passing satellites, and other objects.

Worry not, because it comes with a 6-axis gyroscope that allows you to have more stability and control over your drone.

A built-in gyroscope tracks your head movement to make it seem as if you’re moving in relation to the sources of noise.

The carmaker quickly designed the Ford Gyron, a big sedan with only one tire in the front and one in the back, the whole thing held erect by gyroscopes!

I will confess that this did cause my internal gyroscope to precess a bit, but I am pretty much reconciled to the situation now, and there is certainly nothing to be done about it.

We wanted him there because our conversation needed a gyroscope.

Tilt the iPad and its internal gyroscope will throw bottles and pocket watches as if obeying gravity.

One of the most successful of the recent applications of the gyroscope is in its connection with the marine compass.

He presented me, at different times, with a gyroscope, a kilogramme-weight and a lobster with a blue silk lining.

Another feature is the gyroscope compass, to which a passing reference has already been made.

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).


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gyroscope, such as: spinner, whirligig, and gyrostat.

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