- the science that deals with the laws of rotating bodies.
Origin of gyrostatics
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Examples from the Web for gyrostatic
From this combination remarkable results are achieved, and all gyrostatic effect from the propellers eliminated.
A cyclic or gyrostatic system is characterized by the following properties.
The gyrostatic system (Fig. 2) might have been constituted of two gyrostatic members, but four are shown for symmetry.
- of or concerned with the gyroscope or with gyrostatics
- (functioning as singular) the science of rotating bodies
Word Origin and History for gyrostatic
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