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re·volve

 (rĭ-vŏlv′)
v. re·volved, re·volv·ing, re·volves
v.intr.
1. To orbit a central point: The planets revolve around the sun.
2. To turn on an axis; rotate. See Synonyms at turn.
3. To be arranged as revolving credit: His credit line revolves.
4. To be centered: Their troubles revolve around money management.
v.tr.
1. To cause to revolve.
2. To ponder or reflect on: revolved the matter in his mind.

[Middle English revolven, to change direction, from Old French revolver, to reflect upon, from Latin revolvere, to turn over, roll back, reflect upon : re-, re- + volvere, to roll; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

re·volv′a·ble adj.

revolving

(rɪˈvɒlvɪŋ)
adj
1. moving around a central axis: revolving door.
2. (Commerce) (of a fund) constantly added to from income from its investments to offset outgoing payments
3. (Commerce) (of a letter of credit, load, etc) available to be repeatedly drawn on by the beneficiary provided that a specified amount is never exceeded
reˈvolvingly adv
Translations
دَوّار
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snúnings-
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dönen

revolving

[rɪˈvɒlvɪŋ]
A. ADJ [bookcase, stand etc] → giratorio
B. CPD revolving credit Ncrédito m rotativo
revolving door Npuerta f giratoria
the revolving door of the justice system (fig) → el círculo vicioso del sistema judicial
the revolving door of senior executives (fig) → los constantes vaivenes laborales de los altos ejecutivos, el baile de nombres constante entre los altos ejecutivos
revolving presidency Npresidencia f rotativa
revolving stage N (Theat) → escena f giratoria

revolving

[rɪˈvɒlvɪŋ] adj
[chair] → pivotant(e)
[light] → tournant(e)revolving door nporte f tambour, tambour m

revolving

in cpdsDreh-;
revolving chair
nDrehstuhl m
revolving credit
nrevolvierender Kredit
revolving door
n
Drehtür f
(fig) a revolving of highly paid executivesdas Personalkarussell bei hoch dotierten Führungsposten; the revolving between government and the private sectordas Hin und Her zwischen Regierung und privatem Sektor; the revolving of the justice systemder Drehtüreffekt in der Rechtsprechung
revolving light
nRundumleuchte f
revolving pencil
revolving restaurant
nDrehrestaurant nt
revolving stage
nDrehbühne f

revolving

[rɪˈvɒlvɪŋ] adjgirevole
revolving light (on police car) → lampeggiatore m

revolve

(rəˈvolv) verb
to move, roll or turn (in a complete circle) around a central point, axis etc. A wheel revolves on its axle; This disc can be revolved; The Moon revolves (a)round the Earth; The Earth revolves about the Sun and also revolves on its axis.
reˈvolver noun
a type of pistol. She shot him with a revolver.
reˈvolving adjective
revolving doors.
References in classic literature ?
In fact, he would have perceived this sun, as yet in the gaseous state, and composed of moving molecules, revolving round its axis in order to accomplish its work of concentration.
The leader of the orchestra, an irascible elderly monkey, sat on a revolving stool to which he was securely attached.
The next moment Grayne had turned on the lights, and he saw he had only stumbled against one of the revolving bookstands that had swung round and struck him; but his involuntary recoil had revealed to him his own subconscious sense of something mysterious and monstrous.
But it was during the still hours of the night when she lay awake revolving plans in her mind that she seemed to see her way clearly toward a proper and judicious use of the money.
Wheels creak on their axles as the cogs engage one another and the revolving pulleys whirr with the rapidity of their movement, but a neighboring wheel is as quiet and motionless as though it were prepared to remain so for a hundred years; but the moment comes when the lever catches it and obeying the impulse that wheel begins to creak and joins in the common motion the result and aim of which are beyond its ken.
He pulled a lever and made his mind revolve about him, a monstrous wheel of fortune, a merry-go-round of memory, a revolving sphere of wisdom.
Jessie, with a candour that caused revolving Rose to stop in dismay.
Now, inclusive of the occasional wide intervals between the revolving outer circles, and inclusive of the spaces between the various pods in any one of those circles, the entire area at this juncture, embraced by the whole multitude, must have contained at least two or three square miles.
Morison creep could he have guessed that they were revolving in the brain of a savage creature creeping stealthily among the branches of the forest giant beneath which he waited the coming of "Hanson" and the girl.
Fortunately for her the milk in the revolving churn at that moment changed its squashing for a decided flick-flack.
I place the transparent scale on this star-map, revolving the scale on the North Pole.
He was sitting one gloomy evening by his window, revolving over the loss of the Tonquin and the fate of her unfortunate crew, and fearing that some equally tragical calamity might have befallen the adventurers across the mountains, when the evening newspaper was brought to him.