One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1(of a vessel) stabilized by a gyrostabilizer.
2(of cameras, binoculars, and other optical devices) capable of securing a steady view by means of an electronic device that corrects for movement.
- ‘The mast mounted sight is equipped with a thermal imager and a television camera on a gyrostabilised platform.’
- ‘The cavalry unit is equipped with this vehicle which is fitted with a 105 mm high-pressure gyrostabilised gun and associated automated fire control system.’
- ‘The pilot has a suite of vision equipment comprising a roof mounted gyrostabilised sight, forward looking infrared and television sensors and night vision goggles.’
- ‘In the years between the two world wars, he and his engineers developed the automatic pilot, the first airplane stabilizer, gyrostabilized bomb sights, and automatic-fire control systems.’
- ‘The commander has a panoramic \ gyrostabilised sight.’
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