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Origin of gyroscope
OTHER WORDS FROM gyroscopegy·ro·scop·ic [jahy-ruh-skop-ik], /ˌdʒaɪ rəˈskɒp ɪk/, adjectivegy·ro·scop·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for gyroscope
I will confess that this did cause my internal gyroscope to precess a bit, but I am pretty much reconciled to the situation now, and there is certainly nothing to be done about it.Miss Manners: Parent’s self-insult sticks in kid’s craw|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Besides a heart-rate sensor, it has an accelerometer and a gyroscope to sense motion.The Army put fitness trackers on paratroopers in Alaska to fine-tune its training|Rob Verger|March 12, 2021|Popular Science
We wanted him there because our conversation needed a gyroscope.
Tilt the iPad and its internal gyroscope will throw bottles and pocket watches as if obeying gravity.Do Tablet Apps and Ebooks Spell the End of Pop-Up Books?|Zachary Sniderman|January 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of the most successful of the recent applications of the gyroscope is in its connection with the marine compass.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
He presented me, at different times, with a gyroscope, a kilogramme-weight and a lobster with a blue silk lining.In Madeira Place|Heman White Chaplin
Another feature is the gyroscope compass, to which a passing reference has already been made.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
We have but one means at our disposal, and that is the gyroscope.Artificial and Natural Flight|Hiram S. Maxim
The top that is most useful is the gyroscope top (Fig. 103).The Story of Great Inventions|Elmer Ellsworth Burns