gyrocar


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gyrocar

(ˈdʒaɪrəʊˌkɑː)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a car or coach that runs on a single rail and is stabilized by gyroscopes that move in opposing directions
2. (Automotive Engineering) a motor car with two wheels that has gyroscopes that govern its stability and the direction in which it travels
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The three-ton Wolseley Gyrocar from 1912, which employed a gyroscope driven by a dynamo, is one spectacular failure, and other oddities such as the 1920 propellerdriven Leyat Aerocar or the Gatso, with its three headlights, Perspex roof and blob-shaped body, are real eye-openers.