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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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In terms of improving safety in the future, one option could be autonomous transport systems, like self-driving cars, that allow people's minds to wander when it is safe to do so, but re-engage when they need to pay attention.
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Wander, launched in early 2017 with more than 250,000 hotels, created a platform for its customers to give something back to programs, organizations or causes that can affect the world directly.
80) Her reading of Matthew's depiction focuses on how Matthew's image roots the Cartaphilus figure in place while Christ moves forward; even the furling of the speech scrolls creating a flow of movement emanating from the Savior that contrasts with the fallen stasis of his interlocutor: "the accursed one does not wander but stays in place.
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Although elopement prevention plans often include a variety of best practices, a providers approach could be significantly improved by having a comprehensive risk assessment program to identify residents who wander.
Two business start-up concepts were identified for further development through the Living Labs project - the Wander City app and a recycling concept, Bin it to Win it.
These mundane tasks are so simple that they require little to no brain capacity to perform, leaving your mind free to wander on its own, while your bodily reflexes perform the task.
LOST I wander the streets of the city, Lost and all alone, Reflecting what might have been, If I was still at home.
For example, strategies for dealing with clients who wander, the social and ethical implications of using secure environments, and the use of techniques such as validation and sensory therapy to deal with clients could have been detailed to provide further discussion on management techniques for dealing with this type of client.
1 : to go aimlessly from place to place : wander <She spent a year rambling around the country.
Understanding why people with dementia often wander is difficult, but it is suggested it might be a spontaneous response to a need to be doing something or finding somewhere familiar and safe.