Associations to the word «Rotation»


ROTATION, noun. (chiefly uncountable) The act of turning around a centre or an axis.
ROTATION, noun. A single complete cycle around a centre or an axis.
ROTATION, noun. A regular variation in a sequence.
ROTATION, noun. (mathematics) An operation that a continuous isometry deformation that fixes at least one point can result in.
ROTATION, noun. (baseball) The set of starting pitchers of a team.
ROTATION, noun. (aviation) The step during takeoff when the pilot commands the vehicle to lift the nose wheel off the ground during the takeoff roll.
ROTATION PERIOD, noun. Rotational period
ROTATION TIME, noun. (forestry) The time allowed to elapse between successive occurrences of a stand of trees being logged.
ROTATION TIME, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see rotation,‎ time.

Dictionary definition

ROTATION, noun. The act of rotating as if on an axis; "the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music".
ROTATION, noun. (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin.
ROTATION, noun. 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".
ROTATION, noun. 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".

Wise words

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