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Pronunciation: ( jī'rō-kum"pus), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gyrocompass.html on line 73 [key]
n.
a navigational compass containing a gyroscope rotor, that, when adjusted for the latitude and speed of the vessel or aircraft, indicates the direction of true north along the surface of the earth or communicates this information to one or more gyro repeaters. Also called gyrostatic compass.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gyrocompass.html on line 114 gyrocompass (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gyrocompass.html on line 116 gyrocompass (Encyclopedia)

 

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