gyropilot

or gy·ro pi·lot

[ jahy-ruh-pahy-luh t ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ rəˌpaɪ lət /
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noun Navigation.


RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. gyromagnetic,
  2. gyromagnetic ratio,
  3. gyromancy,
  4. gyron,
  5. gyronny,
  6. gyroplane,
  7. gyroscope,
  8. gyroscopic,
  9. gyrose,
  10. gyrospasm

Origin of gyropilot

First recorded in 1920–25; gyro(scope) + pilot

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Examples from the Web for gyropilot

  • Eagerly, he punched the figures for the heading onto a magnetized wire that would be fed into the gyropilot.

    Deepfreeze|Robert Donald Locke