Definition of gyrostabilizer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌjīrōˈstābəˌlīzər/


A gyroscopic device for maintaining the equilibrium of something such as a ship, aircraft, or platform.
Example sentences
  • In 1913, the first gyrostabilizer, controlling pitch and yaw as well as speed and direction, was installed on the ship.
  • His armour clankered slightly as he stepped, the gyrostabilisers kicking in with each grand step.
  • Results obtained by this method on identification of the drift of a three-degree gyrostabilizer are given.

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Syllabification: gy·ro·sta·bi·liz·er

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