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gyropilot

or gyro pilot

[jahy-ruh-pahy-luh t] /ˈdʒaɪ rəˌpaɪ lət/
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Origin of gyropilot
1920-1925
1920-25; gyro(scope) + pilot
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  • Eagerly, he punched the figures for the heading onto a magnetized wire that would be fed into the gyropilot.

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