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wander

[′wän·dər]
(geophysics)
(electromagnetism)

wander (gyro)

wander (gyro)
Gyro α at position 1 has its spin axis aligned with true North. The gyro maintains its alignment in space, the direction of true North relative to the gyro changes as the earth rotates and the observer's position in space moves through positions 2 and 3 to 4. This is apparent wander. Its value is zero at equator and increases as one moves toward the poles where it is maximum.
The movement of the spin axis of a gyroscope from its original position. Its value is the maximum at the poles and the least at the equator. This is one of the errors or shortfalls in a gyroscope.
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Wander City was developed as an automated, highly scalable city discovery system for finding places, deals and events while 'on the go'.
Remember, there is a time and place for all things in life, and allowing your mind to wander at the wrong moment will either cost you an opportunity or prove to be embarrassing.
Many ALFs, he adds, are looking for solutions that allow them to leverage their current system investment, such as by integrating wander management capabilities into their emergency call systems.
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The love that did surround me, Loving arms to hold me tight, The love of my family lost, As I wander through the night.
This may have been related to Charles' Parkinson's Disease which he had had for a number of years, but the end result was confusion, an inability to remember or follow instructions, and an increasing tendency to wander.
As with the case of the two resolutions already delivered, Wander says that as issues become urgent, the committee will submit recommendations rather than waiting until the deadline.
If a researcher can say where a yak stands on the Mongolian steppe, shouldn't it be simple to keep tabs on a resident who wanders off a long term care campus in illinois?
It is essentially a network of networks, uniting a facility's security needs for wander prevention and emergency response.
Ovomaltine first appeared on the market in 1904--in the original Ovo tin from Wander AG.
McLaren's introduction to I Wonder as I Wander shares features with his earlier preface: an objective analysis of the context for the Hughes undertaking, a balanced description of the mixed responses to the volume after publication, and attention to "The Travelogue as a Political and Cultural Statement," each aspect contributing to the structure of the writer's endeavor "to create a travelogue that defines persona as a cultural-political witness and journalist.