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Noun: gyrostabiliser  ,jI-row'stey-bu,lI-zu(r)
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: gyrostabilizer)
  1. A stabilizer consisting of a heavy gyroscope that spins on a vertical axis; reduces side-to-side rolling of a ship or plane
    - gyrostabilizer

Derived forms: gyrostabilisers

Type of: stabiliser [Brit], stabilizer

Part of: ship

Encyclopedia: Gyrostabiliser