Gyroscope - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒaɪrəskoʊp|  American pronunciation of the word gyroscope
Brit.  |ˈdʒʌɪrəskəʊp|  British pronunciation of the word gyroscope

noun

- rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction (syn: gyro)

Examples

...the gyroscope got its name for the way the disk inside the instrument gyrates around an axis...

Word forms

noun
singular: gyroscope
plural: gyroscopes
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