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topple

[′täp·əl]
(mechanics)
In gyroscopes for marine or aeronautical use, the condition of a sudden upset gyroscope or a gyroscope platform evidenced by a sudden and rapid precession of the spin axis due to large torque disturbances such as the spin axis striking the mechanical stops. Also known as tumble.
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Shapps said those seeking to topple May had no single candidate they wished to replace her but that the group included both supporters and opponents of Brexit.
The period in which Morsi was accused of trying to topple the state included his full tenure as president of the state from June 2012 to July 2013.
Albino Akol supported his conclusion with the aforementioned premises to caution Garang Mabior not to be excited to topple Khartoum regime in 2 years.
Saudi Arabia planned to stage a coup in Yemen similar to what it aided to happen in Egypt in a move to topple Yemeni President Mansur Hadi and replace him with one of the Yemeni generals loyal to ousted dictator Ali Abdullah Salih, but this coup plot failed before it could be put into action," an informed source in Yemen's army told FNA on the condition of anonymity.
Imagine that the dancer begins to topple to the right from a balanced retire position.
President Shimon Peres Thursday called upon the Iranian people to topple the regime of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The powerful Muslim Brotherhood, which dominates the newly elected parliament, is there to celebrate one year since Egyptians -- inspired by an uprising in Tunisia -- took to the streets to topple the regime.
Summary: An article entitled "Hariri: Opposition will not seek to topple government," from Thursday's edition of The Daily Star Quoted opposition leader Saad Hariri as saying the opposition would not seek to topple the government.
Baghdad (NINA) -- MP from State of Law Coalition Adnan Al Shahmani accused political parties, without naming them, of "implementing a conspiracy backed by other states to topple Maliki's government.
Syria has been rising up for 100 days, with activity and a spreading slogan: 'The people want to topple the regime.
Manama A Bahraini court has sentenced eight senior opposition leaders to life in prison for their alleged role in plotting to topple the political regime.
Syrian forces injure scores of people when they fired at 7,000 demonstrators who marched overnight in the eastern city of Deir Al-Zor to topple a statue of late President Hafez Al-Assad.