Gyrostatics
Gyrostatics Gy`ro*stat"ics (j[imac]`r[-o]*st[a^]t"[i^]ks), n. (Physics) The doctrine or theory of the gyrostat, or of the phenomena of rotating bodies. [1913 Webster]

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  • gyrostatics — branch of dynamics dealing with rotating bodies, 1883, from gyrostatic (1879); see GYROSTAT (Cf. gyrostat) + ICS (Cf. ics) …   Etymology dictionary

  • gyrostatics — girostatika statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. gyrostatics vok. Gyrostatik, f rus. гиростатика, f pranc. gyrostatique, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • gyrostatics — gyrostatic, adj. gyrostatically, adv. /juy reuh stat iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Mech. the science that deals with the laws of rotating bodies. [GYRO + STATICS] * * * gyrostatˈics singular noun The science of rotating bodies • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • gyrostatics — gyrostatic, adj. gyrostatically, adv. /juy reuh stat iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Mech. the science that deals with the laws of rotating bodies. [GYRO + STATICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gyrostatics — noun The study of rotating bodies …   Wiktionary

  • gyrostatics — the study of rotating bodies Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • gyrostatics — /dʒaɪrəˈstætɪks/ (say juyruh statiks) noun the science which deals with the laws of rotating bodies …   Australian English dictionary

  • gyrostatics —   n. study of rotating bodies and their properties …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Gyrostatic — Gy ro*stat ic (j[imac] r[ o]*st[a^]t [i^]k), a. (Physics) Of or pertaining to the gyrostat or to gyrostatics. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Euler angles — The Euler angles were developed by Leonhard Euler to describe the orientation of a rigid body (a body in which the relative position of all its points is constant) in 3 dimensional Euclidean space. To give an object a specific orientation it may… …   Wikipedia

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