Gyroscopic drift | Article about gyroscopic drift by The Free Dictionary
gyroscopic drift[‚jī·rə′skäp·ik ′drift]
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.