Origin of gyroscope
Examples from the Web for gyroscope
We wanted him there because our conversation needed a gyroscope.
Slowly Norton's aeroplane, this time really equipped with the gyroscope, rose from the field and circled over toward us.
You can make a gyroscope of your own body if you choose to197 whirl about, like a ballet-dancer.Every-day Science: Volume VII. The Conquest of Time and Space|Henry Smith Williams
I'll show them yet that my application of the gyroscope is patentable.
He showed me a gyroscope he had got up which made the incredible number of 4000 revolutions in a second.Edison, His Life and Inventions|Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
Now for a reason which is too complex to go into here a gyroscope strongly objects to having its axle tilted in this manner.Marvels of Scientific Invention|Thomas W. Corbin
heavy rotating wheel with an axis free to turn in any direction, 1856, invented and named in French 1852 by Foucault, from Greek gyros "circle" (see gyre) + skopos "watcher" (see scope (n.1)), because the device demonstrates that the earth rotates.