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  Words related to rotation

Related / Similar Words: rotary motion, revolution, gyration

 

Definition:
  • the act of rotating as if on an axis; "the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music";
  • a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.); "crop rotation makes a balanced demand on the fertility of the soil"; "the manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation";
  • a single complete turn (axial or orbital); "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year";
  • (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin;

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    Hyponyms: circumvolution, feather, feathering, gyration, whirling, pivot, pronation, spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl, spiral, supination, turn, wind, winding, turnout, dextrorotation, clockwise rotation, levorotation, counterclockwise rotation, axial rotation, axial motion, roll, orbital rotation, orbital motion

     

    Derivational Morphology: revolve, go around, rotate, circumvolve, spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate, orbit

     

    Anagrams: Rotarian, ran into

     

     
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