gyrostat
noun see gyrostabilizer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gyrostat — [ ʒirɔsta ] n. m. • 1901; de gyro et stat ♦ Sc. Solide animé d un mouvement de rotation autour de son axe. ⇒ gyroscope. Application du gyrostat à des fins de stabilisation. ● gyrostat nom masculin Solide (volant, par exemple) animé d un mouvement …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gyrostat — Gy ro*stat (j[imac] r[ o]*st[a^]t), n. [Gr. gy^ros ring, circle + ista nai to cause to stand.] (Physics) A modification of the gyroscope, consisting essentially of a fly wheel fixed inside a rigid case to which is attached a thin flange of metal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gyrostat — 1879, from GYRO (Cf. gyro ) + Gk. statos placed, standing, from PIE root *sta (see STET (Cf. stet)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gyrostat — girostatas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. gyrostat vok. Gyrostat, n rus. гиростат, m pranc. gyrostate, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • gyrostat — girostatas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. gyrostat vok. Gyrostat, n rus. гиростат, m pranc. gyrostate, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • gyrostat — /juy reuh stat /, n. a modified gyroscope, consisting of a rotating wheel pivoted within a rigid case. [1875 80; GYRO + STAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • gyrostat — noun A gyroscope fixed within a rigid case …   Wiktionary

  • Gyrostat — Gy|ro|stat auch: Gy|ros|tat 〈m.1 od. 16〉 Schiffskreisel …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gyrostat — Gy|ro|stat auch: Gy|ros|tat 〈m.; Gen.: s od. en, Pl.: e od. en〉 Schiffskreisel [Etym.: <grch. gyros »rund« + …stat] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Gyrostat — Gy|ros|tat* der; Gen. [e]s u. en, Plur. e[n] <zu ↑...stat> Schwungrad in Schiffen zum Dämpfen von Schlingerbewegungen, Schiffskreisel …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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