free gyro

free gyro

i. A two-degree-of-freedom gyro whose spin axis can be oriented in any specified attitude. In a free gyro, output signals are produced by the gimbals' angular displacements that correspond to components of the angular displacement of the base.
ii. A gyro not provided with an erection system (i.e., a gyro free to move about its axes).
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