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gyro horizon

[jahy-roh]
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noun Aeronautics.
  1. artificial horizon(def 3).
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Origin of gyro horizon

First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for gyro horizon

Historical Examples

  • His compass was out, the gyro-horizon had been removed and both clocks were stopped.

    A Yankee Flier Over Berlin

    Al Avery

  • The gyro-horizon did a lot of strange maneuvers and the altimeter was unrolling like ticker tape off a Wall Street machine.

    A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F.

    Rutherford G. Montgomery


British Dictionary definitions for gyro horizon

gyro horizon

noun
  1. another name for artificial horizon (def. 1)
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