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wander

[′wän·dər]
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(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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And then he told all that Thistle had done to show his love for her; how he had wandered far and wide to seek the Fairy gifts, and toiled long and hard to win them; how he had been loving, true, and tender, when most lonely and forsaken.
Sometimes, indeed, I dreamt that I wandered in flowery meadows and pleasant vales with the friends of my youth, but I awoke and found myself in a dungeon.
Besides, some months have elapsed since the commission of his crimes, and no one can conjecture to what place he has wandered or what region he may now inhabit.
If a person has wandered and become lost, a mobile app can now be accessed by emergency personnel to access the person s information, including picture, transmitter frequency, possible medications and habits in order to help locate the person quickly.
Sixteen sheep were killed on Wednesday evening when cars ploughed into a herd that wandered onto the motorway near Pissouri, police said.
He adds that when searching for seniors who have wandered off, it's helpful to know that they'll most likely do so in the direction of their dominant hand.
In the new study, people's minds wandered more often to pleasant topics than to unpleasant or neutral topics.
Ian Pringle, prosecuting, said Chad, from Halesowen, had gone to the pool with father Brian and his four-year-old brother and while Mr Mole's attention was on his younger son, Chad wandered off.
The PHS was first notified about the deer when it wandered into a residential area, but it appears to have panicked and headed downtown.
They were all the wiser for it when they wandered out, having worked out what it was they believed in and better prepared for the future they would build in the promised land (and totally done with all that golden calf business).
Deluded, dehydrated, mad, Heck wandered toward a tree at the edge of the playa, across the railroad tracks, and approached Trego hot springs.