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gyro1 a gyroscope. [2 definitions]
gyro2 a sandwich made of pita bread stuffed with meat roasted on a rotating spit or skewer and various vegetables and condiments.
gyro- spinning; spiral.
gyrocompass a navigational device with a gyroscope rotor that maintains a stable orientation toward true north.
gyroscope 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.
gyrostabilizer a stabilizing device on planes and ships, consisting of a heavy, vertically mounted gyroscope whose spinning reduces the side-to-side motion of the craft.
gyrus a winding and twisted ridge, esp. on the surface of the brain.
H symbol of the chemical element hydrogen.
h the eighth letter of the English alphabet. [2 definitions]
Ha symbol of the chemical element hahnium.
ha used as an exclamation of triumph, surprise, discovery, perplexity, or annoyance.
Habakkuk a minor Hebrew prophet of the seventh century B.C. [2 definitions]
habeas corpus in law, a writ calling for a detained person to be brought before a court, designed to insure against unlawful detention or imprisonment.
haberdasher in the United States, a retailer of menswear.
haberdashery a shop that sells men's clothing and furnishings. [2 definitions]
habergeon a short, high-necked, and usu. sleeveless coat of mail. [2 definitions]
habibi (Arabic) darling; beloved.
habiliment (pl.) the equipment or furnishings characteristic of a particular setting or pursuit. [2 definitions]
habilitate to clothe; outfit. [2 definitions]
habit an act performed regularly; routine. [5 definitions]
habitable capable of being lived in.