gyrostat etymology

English word gyrostat comes from English gyro-, English -stat

Detailed word origin of gyrostat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gyro- English (eng) (mathematics) gyrovector space. Circle; circular or spinning motion.
-stat English (eng) Forming nouns naming scientific instruments that act to render the prefixed element stationary or static in some respect.
gyrostat English (eng) A gyroscope fixed within a rigid case.

Words with the same origin as gyrostat

Descendants of gyro-
gyroautomorphism gyrochronological gyrocircle gyrofluid gyrogauge gyrogravitomagnetic gyrogroup gyroid gyrokinetic gyrolite gyroma gyromotion gyroparallelogram gyroperiod gyrophase gyrophototaxis gyroresonance gyroresonant gyrosensor gyrosonic gyrostabilizer gyrotaxis gyrotheodolite gyrotop gyrotrigonometry
Descendants of -stat
aquastat aquastatic bacteriostat barostat biostat chemostat clinostat cryostat haemostasis haemostat haemostatic hemostat hygrostat ophthalmostat pyrostat regulo rheostat siderostat thermostat thermostatic thermostatically