gyrostatic

gyrostatics

[jahy-ruh-stat-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb) Mechanics.
the science that deals with the laws of rotating bodies.

Origin:
gyro- + statics

gyrostatic, adjective
gyrostatically, adverb
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gyrostatic (ˌdʒaɪrəʊˈstætɪk)
 
adj
of or concerned with the gyroscope or with gyrostatics
 
gyro'statically
 
adv

gyrostatics (ˌdʒaɪrəʊˈstætɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the science of rotating bodies

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