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gyro

[′jī·rō]
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gyro

gyro
i. A device that utilizes the angular momentum of a spinning mass (rotor) to sense the angular motion of its base about one or two axes orthogonal to the spin axis. Also called a gyroscope. This definition does not include more complex systems such as stable platforms using gyros as components.
ii. Short for directional gyro, gyrocompass, etc. See gyrocompass.
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Arby's will support the introduction of the Market Fresh Gyro through in-store promotion as well as in new "I'm Thinking Arby's(TM)" television spots.
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Northrop Grumman has experience in development and support of all current production gyro technologies.
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These new gyros bring together ADI's innovative quad-sensor technology, the same technology that is found in the ADXRS45x iMEMS gyro series, with the same pin-out and compact BGA package found in the very popular ADXRS62x series of iMEMS gyros," said Mark Martin, vice president, MEMS/Sensors Technology Group, Analog Devices, Inc.
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Festival officials expected this year to serve more than 30,000 handmade Greek pastries, 8,000 gyro sandwiches and 3,000 full Greek dinners to the hungry crowds that made their way into the park by the busload Saturday.