gyrocompass

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gyro- +‎ compass

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gyrocompass (plural gyrocompasses)

  1. A north-seeking form of gyroscope used as a directional reference in navigation.

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gyrocompass (third-person singular simple present gyrocompasses, present participle gyrocompassing, simple past and past participle gyrocompassed)

  1. To use a gyrocompass.

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