laser ring gyro

noun

aeronautics a system of aerial navigation in which rotation is sensed by the measuring of the frequency shift of laser light in a closed circuit in a horizontal plane

Nearby words

  1. laser diode,
  2. laser disk,
  3. laser pointer,
  4. laser printer,
  5. laser pump,
  6. laser sight,
  7. laser surgery,
  8. laser trap,
  9. laser treatment,
  10. laser tuning

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