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wander

[′wän·dər]
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(electromagnetism)

wander (gyro)

wander (gyro)
Gyro α at position 1 has its spin axis aligned with true North. The gyro maintains its alignment in space, the direction of true North relative to the gyro changes as the earth rotates and the observer's position in space moves through positions 2 and 3 to 4. This is apparent wander. Its value is zero at equator and increases as one moves toward the poles where it is maximum.
The movement of the spin axis of a gyroscope from its original position. Its value is the maximum at the poles and the least at the equator. This is one of the errors or shortfalls in a gyroscope.
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In Part 1, Wanderer examines what features--for Brandom--a practice must exhibit in order for it to count as linguistic and so for its participants to count as having cognitive capacities.
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The Code Alert Wanderer monitoring systems enable residents to move freely throughout a facility simply by wearing an ankle or wrist transmitter.
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Abu Dhabi: Hosts Al Jazira lost their last outing to Western Sydney Wanderers 2-1 but still went on to clinch the Ipic title on better goal-difference at the Division of Military Stadium on Sunday.
Johannesburg, Dec 18 ( ANI ): Proteas Test captain, Graeme Smith has said it will be important to start well in the first Test against India at the Wanderers on Wednesday, according to reports.