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ro·ta·ry

 (rō′tə-rē)
adj.
Of, relating to, causing, or characterized by rotation, especially around an axis.
n. pl. ro·ta·ries
1. A part or device that rotates around an axis.
2. Chiefly New England See traffic circle.

[Medieval Latin rotārius, from Latin rota, wheel; see ret- in Indo-European roots.]
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rotary

(ˈrəʊtərɪ)
adj
1. of, relating to, or operating by rotation
2. turning or able to turn; revolving
n, pl -ries
3. (Mechanical Engineering) a part of a machine that rotates about an axis
4. (Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian a roundabout (for traffic)
[C18: from Medieval Latin rotārius, from Latin rota a wheel]
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ro•ta•ry

(ˈroʊ tə ri)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. turning or capable of turning around on an axis, as a wheel.
2. taking place around an axis, as motion.
3. having a part or parts that turn on an axis: a rotary beater.
n.
5. (cap.) Rotary Club.
[1725–35; < Medieval Latin rotārius (adj.) = Latin rot(a) wheel + -ārius -ary]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rotary - a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central islandrotary - a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
junction - the place where two or more things come together
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
2.rotary - electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versarotary - electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
electrical converter - converter that converts alternating current into direct current or vice versa
Adj.1.rotary - relating to or characterized by rotation; "rotary dial"
2.rotary - describing a circle; moving in a circle; "the circular motion of the wheel"
cyclical, cyclic - recurring in cycles
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rotary

adjective revolving, turning, spinning, rotating, rotational, gyratory, rotatory heavy-duty rotary blades
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Translations
دَوّار على مِحْوَر
otáčivý
körben forgó
sem snÿst í hring
rotacijarotacinissukimasis ratu
dönen

rotary

[ˈrəʊtərɪ]
A. ADJ [movement] → giratorio; [blade] → rotativo, giratorio
B. CPD Rotary Club NSociedad f Rotaria
rotary press Nprensa f rotativa
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rotary

[ˈrəʊtəri] adjrotatif/ive
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rotary

adjrotierend, Dreh-; rotary motionDrehbewegung f; rotary ironHeißmangel f

rotary

:
Rotary Club
nRotary Club m
rotary engine
nUmlaufmotor m
rotary plough, (US) rotary plow
n (Tech)
(also rotary snow plough)Schneefräse f
(Agr) → Bodenfräse f
rotary printer
nRotationsdrucker m
rotary (printing) press
nRotationsmaschine f
rotary pump
nKreiselpumpe f
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rotary

[ˈrəʊtərɪ] adj (movement) → rotatorio/a; (blades) → rotante
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rotary

(ˈrəutəri) adjective
turning like a wheel. a rotary movement.
rotate (rəˈteit) , ((American) ˈrouteit) verb
to turn like a wheel. He rotated the handle; The earth rotates.
roˈtation noun
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rotary

a. rotatorio-a; giratorio-a.
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