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gyroscope

gy·ro·scope

gyroscope

 
pronunciation:
jaI r skop
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part of speech: noun
definition: a device with a rotating wheel or disk, mounted on an axis that can turn freely in various or all directions, so that the wheel or disk can maintain a stable orientation in space despite any movement in its supports or surrounding parts.
 
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derivations: gyroscopic (adj.), gyroscopically (adv.), gyroscopics (n.)
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