gyro horizon

[ jahy-roh ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ roʊ /

noun Aeronautics.

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Origin of gyro horizon

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

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

  • 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

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