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  Definition of rotation
  1. the act of rotating as if on an axis; "the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"
  2. 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"
  3. 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"
  4. (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin
Similar Words: rotary motion, revolution, gyration

 

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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