Meaning of ROTARY in English

■ adjective revolving around a centre or axis; rotational.

↘acting by means of rotation; having a rotating part or parts: a ~ mower.

■ noun ( plural rotaries ) a ~ machine or device.


C18: from med. L. rotarius , from rota 'wheel'.

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