from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An instrument having a heavy gyroscope whose axis spins in a vertical plane to reduce the side-to-side rolling of a ship or aircraft.
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- n. A device for stabilizing using a gyroscope.
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- n. a stabilizer consisting of a heavy gyroscope that spins on a vertical axis; reduces side-to-side rolling of a ship or plane
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