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Rotate   /rˈoʊtˌeɪt/   Listen
Rotate

verb
(past & past part. rotated; pres. part. rotating)
1.
Turn on or around an axis or a center.  Synonyms: go around, revolve.  "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"
2.
Exchange on a regular basis.
3.
Perform a job or duty on a rotating basis.
4.
Cause to turn on an axis or center.  Synonym: circumvolve.
5.
Turn outward.  Synonyms: splay, spread out, turn out.  "Ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
6.
Plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession.






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"Rotate" Quotes from Famous Books



... Sun, and consequently included in the inner group, are of more moderate size, denser, rotate more slowly and with nearly equal velocity (their periods of revolution being almost all about 24 hours), are less compressed at the poles, and with the exception of one, are without satellites. The exterior ...
— COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 • Alexander von Humboldt



Words linked to "Rotate" :   spin around, turn out, drive in, birl, rotation, gyrate, turn, rotatory, wheel, grow, reel, crank up, spread out, spin, twirl, revolve, twiddle, whirl, birle, alternate, serve, crank, screw, swirl, wheel around



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