gyrostabilizer gyrostabilizer

Definition(s):

  • (n) a stabilizer consisting of a heavy gyroscope that spins on a vertical axis; reduces side-to-side rolling of a ship or plane

Usage(s):

  1. To keep her steady in rough seas she will contain a $1,000,000 gyrostabilizer weighing 300 tons.
  2. Rock love is something a body has in the heart, like a steamship's giant gyrostabilizer, to keep from floundering on temptation or drifting with the storm.
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