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gyroscope

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒaɪ.rə.skəʊp/ us    /-skoʊp/ ( also gyro)
a device containing a wheel that spins freely within a frame, used on aircraft and ships to help keep them horizontal, and as a children's toy
Translations of “gyroscope”
in Chinese (Traditional) 陀螺儀,回轉儀, (兒童玩具)陀螺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陀螺仪,回转仪, (儿童玩具)陀螺…
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