gyroscopic drift

gyroscopic drift

[‚jī·rə′skäp·ik ′drift]
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The horizontal rotation of the spin axis of a gyroscope about the drift axis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There is "gyroscopic drift", being the left or right drift created by the spin of the bullet--the faster the spin the more it drifts.