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gyrocompass definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a compass that does not depend on magnetism but uses a gyroscope instead

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1910 a compass consisting of a continuously driven gyroscope whose spinning axis is confined to a horizontal plane so that the earth's rotation causes it to assume a position parallel to the earth's axis and thus point to the true north

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a non-magnetic compass giving true north and bearings from it by means of a gyroscope.



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