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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An instrument that tells the direction one is going that does not depend on magnetism.

Usage examples (26)
  • The thing about a gyrocompass is that you can use it differently than that though.
  • At 10:26 P.M. Sunday night, the gyrocompass broke again.
  • Mancuso watched the gyrocompass click around to the northeasterly course.
  • Lucas found that neither the gyrocompass nor the rudder angle indicator worked. for more
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