Definition of spin-stabilization in US English:


(British spin-stabilisation)


  • See spin-stabilized

    • ‘But as I understand it, the tumbling warheads are easier to build than non-tumbling warheads; it is harder to achieve spin-stabilization.’
    • ‘All of these factors, taken together, constituted too great an element of unreliability, and this plus the development problems outweighed the strong points of the spin-stabilization concept.’
    • ‘The proposed research will apply spin-stabilisation to the generation of 15-valence-electron molybdenum alkyl complexes under mild conditions.’
    • ‘The head separation, turnover and spin-stabilisation system was successful.’