Associations to the word «Rotate»


ROTATE, verb. (intransitive) to spin, turn, or revolve.
ROTATE, verb. (intransitive) to advance through a sequence; to take turns.
ROTATE, verb. (intransitive) (of aircraft) to lift the nose, just prior to takeoff.
ROTATE, verb. (transitive) to spin, turn, or revolve something.
ROTATE, verb. (transitive) to advance something through a sequence.
ROTATE, verb. (transitive) to replace older materials or to place older materials in front of newer ones so that older ones get used first.
ROTATE, verb. (transitive) (of crops) to grow or plant in a certain order.
ROTATE, adjective. Having the parts spreading out like a wheel; wheel-shaped.

Dictionary definition

ROTATE, verb. Turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire".
ROTATE, verb. Exchange on a regular basis; "We rotate the lead soprano every night".
ROTATE, verb. Perform a job or duty on a rotating basis; "Interns have to rotate for a few months".
ROTATE, verb. Cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle".
ROTATE, verb. Turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees".
ROTATE, verb. Plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil".

Wise words

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