# rotation

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## ro·ta·tion

(rō-tā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of turning around a center or an axis: the axial rotation of the earth.
b. A single complete cycle of such motion.
2. Mathematics A transformation of a coordinate system in which the new axes have a specified angular displacement from their original position while the origin remains fixed.
3. Regular and uniform variation in a sequence or series: a rotation of personnel; crop rotation.
4. Baseball
a. The sequence in which the starting pitchers on a team pitch in games.
b. The pitchers used in such a sequence: a team with an excellent rotation.

## rotation

(rəʊˈteɪʃən)
n
1. the act of rotating; rotary motion
2. a regular cycle of events in a set order or sequence
3. (Agriculture) a planned sequence of cropping according to which the crops grown in successive seasons on the same land are varied so as to make a balanced demand on its resources of fertility
4. (Mathematics) maths
a. a circular motion of a configuration about a given point or line, without a change in shape
b. a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin
c. another name for curl11 Abbreviation (for sense 4c): rot
5. (Astronomy)
a. the spinning motion of a body, such as a planet, about an internal axis. Compare revolution5a
b. one complete turn in such motion

## ro•ta•tion

(roʊˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of rotating; a turning around as on an axis.
2.
a. the movement or path of the earth or a heavenly body turning on its axis.
b. one complete turn of such a body.
3. regularly recurring succession, as of people performing a job.
[1545–55; < Latin rotātiō=rotā(re) (see rotate1) + -tiō -tion]

## ro·ta·tion

(rō-tā′shən)
1. The motion of an object around its own axis: the daily rotation of the Earth.
2. A single complete cycle of such motion. See Note at revolution.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 rotation - the act of rotating as if on an axis; "the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"rotary motionmovement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"circumvolution - the act of turning or winding or folding around a central axisfeathering, feather - turning an oar parallel to the water between pullswhirling, gyration - the act of rotating in a circle or spiralpivot - the act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot; "the golfer went to the driving range to practice his pivot"pronation - rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face downwardspin, twirl, twisting, whirl, twist - the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"spiral - flying downward in a helical path with a large radiussupination - rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face upwardturn, twist - turning or twisting around (in place); "with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room"winding, wind, twist - the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"turnout - (ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip 2 rotation - (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the originmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementtransformation - (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system 3 rotation - a single complete turn (axial or orbital); "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"turning, turn - a movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind"clockwise rotation, dextrorotation - rotation to the rightcounterclockwise rotation, levorotation - rotation to the leftaxial motion, axial rotation, roll - rotary motion of an object around its own axis; "wheels in axial rotation"orbital motion, orbital rotation - motion of an object in an orbit around a fixed point; "satellites in orbital rotation"spin - a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile) 4 rotation - a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.); "crop rotation makes a balanced demand on the fertility of the soil"; "the manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation"chronological sequence, chronological succession, succession, successiveness, sequence - a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"

## rotation

noun
1. the daily rotation of the earth upon its axis
2. crop rotation and integration of livestock

## rotation

noun
1. Circular movement around a point or about an axis:
2. Occurrence in successive turns:
Translations
دَوَران
otáčení
omdrejningrotation
tengely körüli forgás
snúningur
dönmerotasyon

## rotation

[rəʊˈteɪʃən] N
rotation of crops
in rotationpor turnos
orders are dealt with in strict rotationlos pedidos se sirven por riguroso orden

## rotation

[rəʊˈteɪʃən] n
(= revolving) [planet, wheel] →
[jobs, presidency] →
in rotation → par rotation
crop rotation → rotation f des cultures

## rotation

n
no pl (around axis) → Drehung f, → Rotation f (also Math); (of crops)Wechsel m, → Rotation f; (= taking turns); in or by rotation; rotation of crops, crop rotationFruchtwechsel m
(= turn)(Um)drehung f, → Rotation f

## rotation

[rəʊˈteɪʃn] n
in rotation → a turno, in rotazione
rotation of crops → rotazione f delle colture

## rotary

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

## ro·ta·tion

n. rotación, movimiento circular;
fetal ______ de la cabeza del feto.
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