Meaning of GIMBAL in English


I. noun Etymology: alteration of obsolete gemel double ring, from Middle English, from Anglo-French gemel, jomel, from Latin gemellus, diminutive of geminus Date: circa 1780 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, II. transitive verb (-balled or -baled; -balling or -baling) Date: 1875 to provide with or support on ~s

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