Meaning of ROTATION in English

ROTATION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

crop rotation (= the practice of rotating crops )

Crop rotation helps build up soil fertility.

crop rotation

the Earth’s rotation

Has the Earth’s rotation always been the same?

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

axial

Jupiter is therefore appreciably flattened, though this is not surprising in view of its rapid axial rotation .

Therefore their period should be the axial rotation period of the Jovian interior.

The slow, retrograde axial rotation of Venus is a puzzle to which I shall return in section 4.2.

This is because of the rapid axial rotation of Jupiter which yields a powerful Coriolis effect.

■ NOUN

crop

To these ends, longer and new crop rotations can be introduced.

For example, crop rotation , hand weeding and hoeing.

What crop rotation will suit the farm?

Organic manures as nutrient sources-how best to make the most of organic manures and slurry in arable crop rotations .

Synthetic fertilisers and pesticides are banned and soil fertility and pest control is achieved through crop rotation and mixed farming systems.

Whilst crop rotations are being established and fertility built up, it will probably be necessary to buy in some feeding-stuffs.

Such careful spraying can go hand in hand with long-established techniques such as crop rotation , and planting resistant varieties.

Many farmers are rediscovering the largely abandoned practices of crop rotation and manure spreading.

job

Restructuring work routine may also involve job rotation , variation of tasks, and regular breaks from high-risk activities.

The students also complained about the quality of the job rotations , which did not offer enough chances for hands-on learning.

Instead, management's response to the de-skilling effects of the new technology was to introduce a system of job rotation .

We need to do more cross-training and job rotation .

period

Therefore their period should be the axial rotation period of the Jovian interior.

The measured brightness variations over the rotation period are called the light curve of the asteroid.

The data are plotted in 27-day strips, to highlight those disturbances that recur with the solar rotation period .

We therefore would not even be able to determine its rotation period .

rate

The plot of rotation rates in Fig. 1 a shows the residuals relative to this normal slowdown.

■ VERB

start

If the starting rotation has five right-handers, there likely will be three left-handers in the bullpen.

Carlos Reyes, working to earn a spot in the starting rotation , has one of the better change-ups in the league.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

It takes 243 Earth days for Venus to complete one rotation .

Robinson's first rotation at the hospital was in the emergency room.

the rotation of the Earth

We need to do more cross-training and job rotation .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A broken jaw to Javier Mejia created an opening in the rotation .

Crop rotations and equipment could not be exploited in some areas until enclosure removed the remaining open fields and increased farm size.

It is emphasized here that there is no rotation in a frame in free fall.

Still, Leyland left him out of the postseason rotation because there was nobody else to work right-handed long relief.

The Earth's rotation adds to the confusion.

The measured brightness variations over the rotation period are called the light curve of the asteroid.

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