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gyro horizon

[jahy-roh] /ˈdʒaɪ roʊ/
noun, Aeronautics
Origin of gyro horizon
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • His compass was out, the gyro-horizon had been removed and both clocks were stopped.

  • The gyro-horizon did a lot of strange maneuvers and the altimeter was unrolling like ticker tape off a Wall Street machine.

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British Dictionary definitions for gyro-horizon

gyro horizon

another name for artificial horizon (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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