Word of the Day – July 31 – Gimbal

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Noun: Gimbal  (GHIM-bul)

Definition: A device that permits a body to incline freely in any direction or suspends it so that it will remain level when its support is tipped.

Sample sentence: In general, typical tracking mechanisms have the laser mounted on a gimbal, which is controlled with digital servos.

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