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synonyms for gyrostat

  • gyroscope
  • spinner
  • whirligig
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How to use gyrostat in a sentence

In the theoretical discussion of the general motion General motion of a gyrostat rolling on a plane.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 12, SLICE 7VARIOUS
What's the matter with my home-made gyrostat and anemometer?
DARKNESS AND DAWNGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
But now remove the gyrostat from the frame, and set the wheel in rotation.
LORD KELVINANDREW GRAY
There is, however, a great difference between the earth and the gyrostat.
SPINNING TOPSJOHN PERRY
Look, for example, at this well-balanced gyrostat (Fig. 17).
SPINNING TOPSJOHN PERRY
Here is a gyrostat (Fig. 23) something like the earth in shape, and it is at rest.
SPINNING TOPSJOHN PERRY
The first phenomenon is most easily studied in this balanced gyrostat (Fig. 13).
SPINNING TOPSJOHN PERRY
It is not precessing, so you know that the weight W just balances the gyrostat F.
SPINNING TOPSJOHN PERRY
Now close observation will give you a simple rule about the behaviour of a gyrostat.
SPINNING TOPSJOHN PERRY
The gyrostat is now replaced on its pivots in the frame, with its axis vertical, and moved about as it was before.
LORD KELVINANDREW GRAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GYROSTAT

  • gyroscope
  • gyrostat
  • spinner
  • whirligig
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