Definition of Gymbals

1. gymbal [n] - See also: gymbal



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gymbals

gym candy
gym clothes
gym knickers
gym mat
gym muscles
gym rat
gym rats
gym scooter
gym scooters
gym shoe
gym shoes
gym shorts
gym suit
gymanstic exercise
gymbal
gymbals (current term)
gymgoer
gymgoers
gymkhana
gymkhanas
gymless
gymlike
gymmal
gymmals
gymnarthrid
gymnarthrids
gymnasia
gymnasial
gymnasiarch
gymnasiarchs

Literary usage of Gymbals

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"In the third modification of the gyroscope it was suspended in gymbals, so exquisitely constructed that both the gyroscope proper and the supporting ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"In the third modification of the gyroscope it was suspended in gymbals, so exquisitely constructed that both the gyroscope proper and the supporting ..."

3. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1855)
"Having, by the screw adjustments, brought the gyroscope, in gymbals, to a very exact balance, it remained fixed in any position when not revolving. ..."

4. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1855)
"pended in gymbals so exquisitely constructed that ... Having, by the screw adjustments, brought the gyroscope, in gymbals, to a very exact balance, ..."

5. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1854)
"In the third modification of the gyroscope it was suspended in gymbals, so exquisitely constructed, that both the gyroscope proper and the supporting ..."

6. Descriptive and General Catalogue of Philosophical Apparatus and Chemical by Bland & Long (1854)
"18s. and 150 MARINE AZIMUTH COMPASS, set in gymbals, with sights for ... (¡d. to 10 15 0 SEA or STEERING COMPASS, with floating card, and hung in gymbals . ..."

7. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1859)
"Hence, if the centre of gravity coincided with the point of support, as would be most readily done by suspending the revolving disks in gymbals in the ..."

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