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  • n. Plural form of gimbal.

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Examples

  • More than 100 of von Flotow's employees swarm around the property and at two other locations in the Gorge, building giant slingshots to launch drones, designing better gyroscopelike devices known as gimbals to support the planes 'spy cameras, and testing their engines.

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  • They worry about inertial rates and secondary gimbals.

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  • The device also uses a patented system of gimbals—a set of pivoting rings —that make it possible to rotate the tool in any direction and hold it at any angle.

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  • You can spend almost any amount of money on this - from a crappy piece of plastic for $20 up to and including a complete cockpit mounted on computer controlled gimbals, with LCD screens in place of windows.

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  • There were the tell - tale compass, the sea-lamps in their gimbals, the blue-backed charts carelessly rolled and tucked away, the signal-flags in alphabetical order, and a mariner's dividers jammed into the woodwork to hold a calendar.

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  • The lighted sea-lamps swung and leaped in their gimbals, ever battling with the dancing shadows in the murky gray.

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  • Neil was supplying us with as much interaction on the set as we could get, be it objects blowing up or falling over, the gimbals and the rig, the explosions and flames and dust hits.

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  • I went to the occasional bar, and there my martinis and gimbals and gins and tonic were prepared for me to exacting proportions.

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  • He wound the string through the eyehole and got it spinning on the pad of his finger, the rotor tumbling inside the whirring gimbals while the exterior remained fixed.

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  • What camera gimbals are you using if you don't mind me asking?

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