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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gyroscopegy‧ro‧scope /ˈdʒaɪrəskəʊp $ -skoʊp/ noun [countable]  TTDGa wheel that spins inside a frame and is used for keeping ships and aircraft steady. It can also be a child’s toy.gyroscopic /ˌdʒaɪrəˈskɒpɪk◂ $ -ˈskɑː-/ adjective
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gyroscopePolarised atoms of xenon are useful because they can provide the reference direction for very accurate gyroscopes.This concept views human society as being equipped with an internal gyroscope which establishes a natural ordering mechanism in society.The gyroscope of this system was the world's financial capital, London.Theelegantly turning gyroscope rose steadily skywards, and at a given signal all the storks cruised purposefully off to the north.
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