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Definitions of gyroscope:

part of speech: noun

An apparatus, consisting of a rotating disc mounted by very accurately fitted pivots in a ring or rings, also rotating in different ways, for illustrating various properties of rotation and the composition of rotations. By means of this instrument the rotation of the earth on its axis can be ocularly demonstrated.

part of speech: noun

An instr. which can exhibit the effects of revolution and rotation.

part of speech: noun

An instrument consisting of a heavy- rimmed flywheel mounted in a ring so as to move freely in one or more directions, be acted upon by varying forces, and thus demonstrate the laws of rotary bodies, etc.

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