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gimmal

[gim-uh l, jim-uh l] /ˈgɪm əl, ˈdʒɪm əl/
noun
1.
any of various joints for transmitting motion between rotating parts, as in a timepiece.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; alteration of gemel (orig. in plural) twin, Middle English gemelles (< Old French gemeles) < Latin gemellus (singular), diminutive of geminus twin
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