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Word of the Day — May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012 - Scott Viau
Gimbal — GHIM-ball — a contrivance for keeping a compass or chronometer horizontal in a moving vessel or aircraft

Example: "A Newsweek article on drones described a new model, the Puma, as with an 8-foot wingspan, a weight of 13 pounds, a propeller on the nose, and a gimballed camera in its belly."

 
 
 

 

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