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Revolve about   /rivˈɑlv əbˈaʊt/   Listen
Revolve about

Center upon.  Synonyms: center, center on, concentrate on, focus on, revolve around.  "Our day revolved around our work"

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"Revolve about" Quotes from Famous Books

... when they enter its shadow, whereas they entirely disappear." "I do not believe Jupiter's surface is even perceptibly warm," said Bearwarden. "We know that Algol, known to the ancients as the 'Demon Star,' and several other variable stars, are accompanied by a dark companion, with which they revolve about a common centre, and which periodically obscures part of their light. Now, some of these non-luminaries are nearly as large as our sun, and, of course, many hundred times the size of Jupiter. If these bodies have lost enough heat to be invisible, Jupiter's ...
— A Journey in Other Worlds • J. J. Astor

... a blow against his right shoulder that sent him reeling away, while Hazelton, in trying to get a new hold, was boxed over his left ear in a way that seemed to make the earth revolve about him. ...
— The Grammar School Boys in Summer Athletics • H. Irving Hancock

... he plunged into his law books, at first not comprehending a line, but gradually becoming more and more interested, until at last the whole universe seemed to revolve about a case that was ...
— Sandy • Alice Hegan Rice

Words linked to "Revolve about" :   pertain, have-to doe with, bear on, touch, relate, come to, touch on, center on, concern, refer

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