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Another word for rotation

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Noun
  1. Circular movement around a point or about an axis

      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. A solid disk or a rigid circular ring connected by spokes to a hub, designed to turn around an axle passed through the center.
      2. The steering device on a vehicle.
      3. A potter's wheel.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. Orbital motion about a point, especially as distinguished from axial rotation:
      2. A turning or rotational motion about an axis.
      3. A single complete cycle of such orbital or axial motion.
      1. The act of gyrating.
      2. Circular or spiral motion.
      3. An oscillation or varying between states:
      1. the act of rolling or turning around a center or axis
      2. a fold, twist, or spiral
      3. a circuitous course or form
      1. Movement in a circle or circuit, especially the movement of blood through bodily vessels as a result of the heart's pumping action.
      2. Movement or passage through a system of vessels, as of water through pipes; flow.
      3. Free movement or passage.
      1. A closed, usually circular line that goes around an object or area.
      2. The region enclosed by such a line.
      3. A path or route the complete traversal of which without local change of direction requires returning to the starting point.
  2. Occurrence in successive turns

    See also:

    change

Another word for rotation

Noun
  1. See also:

    revolution