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gyrostabilized Syllabification: gy·ro·sta·bi·lized
Pronunciation: /ˌjīrōˈstābəlīzd/

Definition of gyrostabilized in English:

adjective

2(Of cameras, binoculars, and other optical devices) capable of securing a steady view by means of an electronic device that corrects for movement.
Example sentences
  • In the years between the two world wars, he and his engineers developed the automatic pilot, the first airplane stabilizer, gyrostabilized bomb sights, and automatic-fire control systems.
  • The mast mounted sight is equipped with a thermal imager and a television camera on a gyrostabilised platform.
  • The cavalry unit is equipped with this vehicle which is fitted with a 105 mm high-pressure gyrostabilised gun and associated automated fire control system.

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