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[jahy-ruh-stat-iks] /ˌdʒaɪ rəˈstæt ɪks/

noun, (used with a singular verb) Mechanics.
the science that deals with the laws of rotating bodies.
(functioning as sing) the science of rotating bodies

branch of dynamics dealing with rotating bodies, 1883, from gyrostatic (1879); see gyrostat + -ics.


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