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gimbal

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

A type of mount for an instrument (such as a gyroscope or compass) in which the instrument is free to rotate about two perpendicular axes.

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gimbal

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 30 words.

A pivoted support that allows rotation of a supported object about a single axis. Two orthogonal gimbals are used

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in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 37 words.

n. (often gimbals) a contrivance, typically consisting of rings pivoted at right angles, for keeping an instrument such as

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gimbal

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

A type of mount for an instrument (such as a gyroscope or compass) in which the instrument is free to rotate about two perpendicular axes.

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gimbal

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 26 words.

A type of mount for an instrument (such as a *gyroscope or compass) in which the instrument is free

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gimbal

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 26 words.

A type of mount for an instrument (such as a *gyroscope or compass) in which the instrument is free

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gimbal

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 49 words.

A device that holds a rocket engine in place and allows it to swivel. When the rocket and its nozzles

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gimbal

E. Julius Dasch.

Edited by Stephen James O’Meara.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 49 words.

A device that holds a rocket engine in place and allows it to swivel. When the rocket and its nozzles

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gimbal

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 388 words.

babble, bedabble, dabble, drabble, gabble, grabble, rabble, scrabble • amble, bramble, Campbell, gamble, gambol, ramble, scramble, shamble

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gimbal

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 387 words.

babble, bedabble, dabble, drabble, gabble, grabble, rabble, scrabble • amble, bramble, Campbell, gamble, gambol, ramble, scramble, shamble

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gimbals

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 37 words.

(pl.) †joints, links XVI; (naut.) self-adjusting bearings to keep articles horizontal XVIII. var. of gimmal (XVI) joints, etc.,

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