Meaning of ROTATION in English


[ro.ta.tion] n (1555) 1 a (1): the action or process of rotating on or as if on an axis or center (2): the act or an instance of rotating something b: one complete turn: the angular displacement required to return a rotating body or figure to its original orientation

2. a: return or succession in a series "~ of the seasons" b: the growing of different crops in succession in one field usu. in a regular sequence

3: the turning of a body part about its long axis as if on a pivot

4: a game of pool in which all 15 object balls are shot in numerical order

5: the series of pitchers on a baseball team who regularly start successive games in turn -- adj

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