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inertial guidance

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Guidance of an aircraft or spacecraft in which gyroscopic and accelerometer data are used by a computer to maintain a predetermined course. Also called inertial navigation.

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  • n. An automated system which directs a craft or missile, continually calculating its position from its measured acceleration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to inertial forces

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