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gyroscope (plural gyroscopes)
- An apparatus composed of a wheel which spins inside of a frame (gimbal) and causes the balancing of the frame in any direction or position. In the form of a gyroscopic stabilizer, used to help keep aircraft and ships steady.
- 2022 March 23, “Network News: Hitachi on-train track monitoring trial expands to Scottish routes”, in RAIL, number 953, page 13:
- Working with NR, ScotRail and Porterbrook, Perpetuum has fitted sensors with gyroscopes and accelerometers to trains that are already in passenger service.
gyroscope m (plural gyroscopes)