gyroscope Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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gyroscopenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒaɪ.rə.skəʊp/  us   /-skoʊp/ (also gyro)
a ​devicecontaining a ​wheel that spinsfreely within a ​frame, used on ​aircraft and ​ships to ​helpkeep them ​horizontal, and as a children's ​toy
(Definition of gyroscope from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gyroscope”
in Chinese (Simplified) 陀螺仪,回转仪, (儿童玩具)陀螺…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陀螺儀,回轉儀, (兒童玩具)陀螺…
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