gyrostatics

[ jahy-ruh-stat-iks ]
/ ˌdʒaɪ rəˈstæt ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb) Mechanics.

the science that deals with the laws of rotating bodies.

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Origin of gyrostatics

OTHER WORDS FROM gyrostatics

gy·ro·stat·ic, adjectivegy·ro·stat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for gyrostatic (1 of 2)

gyrostatic
/ (ˌdʒaɪrəʊˈstætɪk) /

adjective

of or concerned with the gyroscope or with gyrostatics

Derived forms of gyrostatic

gyrostatically, adverb

British Dictionary definitions for gyrostatic (2 of 2)

gyrostatics
/ (ˌdʒaɪrəʊˈstætɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the science of rotating bodies
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