electrostatic gyroscope

electrostatic gyroscope

[i‚lek·trə′stad·ik ′jī·rə‚skōp]
(engineering)
A gyroscope in which a small beryllium ball is electrostatically suspended within an array of six electrodes in a vacuum inside a ceramic envelope.
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