gyroscopic mass flowmeter

gyroscopic mass flowmeter

[‚jī·rə′skäp·ik ¦mas ′flō‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument in which the torque on a rotating pipe of suitable shape, through which a fluid is made to flow, is measured to determine the mass flow through the pipe.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.