rotating mechanism

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rotating mechanism - a mechanism that rotates
bearing - a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
vane, blade - flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
cam - a rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion
circle, round - any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles"
Ferris wheel - a vertical rotating mechanism consisting of a large wheel with suspended seats that remain upright as the wheel rotates; provides a ride at an amusement park
gyroscope, gyro - rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
rotating shaft, shaft - a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
rotor - rotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils; "there are horizontal rotors on a helicopter or compressor rotors in a jet engine"
References in periodicals archive ?
To create even greater efficiencies, the washer also uses a flat rotating mechanism instead of an agitator, leaving additional space to fit more clothes, extract more water to decrease drying time, and gently handle clothes with less damage.
He was removing the rust off a hitch pin, used to connect a trailer to a vehicle, when his glove got caught in the rotating mechanism, dragging in his hand.
Briefly, these include civilian supremacy over the military, a rotating mechanism for high federal offices between the federating units, making the armed forces more inclusive by inducting more personnel from the smaller nationalities, a united province for all the Pakistani Pakhtuns, a province for the Seraiki-speaking population in Punjab, breaking the hold of Punjab and Karachi over different industries and spreading the same to the other federating units, non-interference in the affairs of neighbouring countries, and so on and so forth.
1) consists of a stationary column with the base, an upper carriage with a mechanism for clamping consumable electrodes and a lower carriage with a rotating mechanism carrying non-consumable electrodes, and also current-carrying busbars and connectors of the flexible water-cooled cables with couplings.
Its custom-engineered rotating mechanism is composed of more than 200 high-precision individual parts, and the gears are protected from harsh conditions with the same coatings used in high-performance racing engines.
This rotating mechanism is devoid of rotary joints wear parts and does not require lubrication.
The v70 is aimed at the fashionconscious user and the most striking thing about it is its unique rotating mechanism.
A multi-pass Fiber Optic Rotary Joint (FORJ) allows optical signals to pass from a stationary structure to a rotating mechanism in a fiber optic system.

Full browser ?