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noun - plural: gyrostats

  1. A gyroscope fixed within a rigid case

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Google previewNonlinear Waves and Weak Turbulence (2012)

with Applications in Oceanography and Condensed Matter Physics by FITZMAURICE, GURARIE, MCCAUGHAN, WOYCZYNSKI

The Volterra gyrostat. A gyrostat is a mechanical system composed of bodies, whose relative motions cannot alter the mass distribution of the system, such as a solid with a cavity filled by homogeneous fluid or a system of two bodies: a ...

Google previewMathematical and Physical Papers (2011)

by William Thomson, Baron, Sir Joseph Larmor

A GYROSTAT is a rapidly rotating fly-wheel, frictionlessly pivoted on a stiff moveable framework or containing case. A symmetrical gyrostat is one in which not only the fly-wheel but the case is kinetically symmetrical round the axis of rotation of ...

Google previewKinematic and Kinetic Principles (2012)

by John E. Hurtado

A gyrostat is a rigid body (Body 1) that contains a spinning wheel (Body 2). If the external rigid body can undergo general tumbling motion, then this system has four degrees of freedom, which are the orientation of the rigid body and the attitude ...

Google previewRotational Dynamics of Orbiting Gyrostats (2014)

Department of General Mechanics, Course Held in Dubrovnik, September 1971 by Robert Roberson, Pierre Willems, Jens Wittenburg

The Free Gyrostat The gyrostat is a relatively obvious. 42 Robert E. Roberson.

Google previewDynamics of Multibody Systems (2012)

by Robert E. Roberson, Richard Schwertassek

The Gyrostat A gyrostat is a rigid body containing an internal source of angular momentum which does not affect the mass geometry of the ...

Google previewRigid Body Mechanics (2008)

Mathematics, Physics and Applications by William B. Heard

A gyrostat is a rigid body B, called the platform, to which there are attached axi-symmetric rotors. The gyrostat is not a rigid body but rather a ...

Google previewAmericanized Encyclopaedia Britannica (1895)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, to which is Added Biographies of Living Subjects

The gyrostat is a modification of the gyroscope, devised by Sir William Thompson , which has been used by him as well as by Professor Tait for a number of years to illustrate the dynamics of rotating rigid bodies. It consists essentially of a ...

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1908)

Compiled and Revised to Date from the Leading Encyclopedias of the World. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, to which is Added Biographies of Living Subjects, One Hundred Colored Maps and Numerous Illustrations

The gyrostat is a modification of the gyroscope, devised by Sir William Thompson , which has been used by him as well as by Professor Tait for a number of ło. to illustrate the dynamics of rotating rigid bodies. t consists essentially on a fly- wheel ...

Google previewThe Advanced Part of a Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid Bodies (2013)

Being Part II of a Treatise on the Whole Subject by Edward John Routh

A gyrostat is a rapidly rotating fly wheel, angular velocity.

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set (2017)

by Robert Splinter

Gyrostat. [fluid dynamics] Rotating and moving solid within a fluid environment, generally closed system. Examples can be found in the following: bicycles, flywheels and spherical dampers (satellite; Note: has dual spin), helicopters ( main rotor ...



Google previewDictionary of Aviation (1911)

by Robert Morris Pierce

gyrostat 'd3ai-za,staet n. a device consisting ordinarily of a rapidly rotating flyswheel pivoted as finely as possible within a rigid case, ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

(3 GYROSTAT gynethics (ji-neth'iks), n. the study of woman's relation to ethics and also the ethics of woman. [Greek.] gypsum (jip'sum), n. sulphate of lime; plaster of paris.

Google previewDrake's Electrical Dictionary (2013)

by Paul Lowe,

Gyrostat.—A fly wheel whose revolving motion is gyrostatic. A fly wheel having a considerable movement of mass, properly mounted upon pivots within a case and readily transportable, for the purpose of indicating the resistance offered by ...

Google previewThe Aldrich Dictionary of Phobias and Other Word Families (2002)

by Chris Aldrich

by insertion of radium in the vagina cryostat *very low temperatures; a freezing chamber ergostat *exercise; an exercise machine fungistat fungi gyrostat ...

Google previewBertrand Russell's Dictionary of Mind, Matter and Morals (2014)

by Bertrand Arthur William Russell

If you give a savage a box containing a gyrostat ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

butterfat, caveat, cervelat, Cheshire cat, chew the fat, coelostat, concordat, copycat, cowboy hat, cryostat, dandiprat, democrat, desert rat, diplomat, Dixiecrat, exeat, fraidy-cat, granny flat, gyrostat, habitat, hemostat, hydrostat, Kattegat, kittycat, ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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