gyrostat

[ jahy-ruh-stat ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ rəˌstæt /

noun

a modified gyroscope, consisting of a rotating wheel pivoted within a rigid case.

Origin of gyrostat

First recorded in 1875–80; gyro- + -stat
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