gyropilot

or gy·ro pi·lot

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

noun Navigation.

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Origin of gyropilot

First recorded in 1920–25; gyro(scope) + pilot
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Example sentences from the Web for gyropilot

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

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