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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
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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 ?
I haven't the least idea, but it must lead to something, or the ancients who made this revolving stone door wouldn't have taken such care to block the passage.
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.
Round went the busily revolving machinery, kept in motion by the scissor-grinder's foot, and wore away the hard steel against the hard stone, whence issued an intense and spiteful prolongation of a hiss as fierce as those emitted by Satan and his compeers in Pandemonium, though squeezed into smaller compass.
He was, indeed, the Custom-House in himself; or, at all events, the mainspring that kept its variously revolving wheels in motion; for, in an institution like this, where its officers are appointed to subserve their own profit and convenience, and seldom with a leading reference to their fitness for the duty to be performed, they must perforce seek elsewhere the dexterity which is not in them.
They are like those little nooks of still water, which border a rapid stream, where we may see the straw and bubble riding quietly at anchor, or slowly revolving in their mimic harbor, undisturbed by the rush of the passing current.
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.
All around and above giant machine arms were flying, giant wheels were turning, great hammers crashing; traveling cranes creaked and groaned overhead, reaching down iron hands and seizing iron prey--it was like standing in the center of the earth, where the machinery of time was revolving.
She gently spoke his name, and the animal, an old pet and playmate of hers, instantly, wagging his tail, prepared to follow her, though apparently revolving much, in this simple dog's head, what such an indiscreet midnight promenade might mean.
There was only one sofa; it was against the wall; there was only one chair where a body could get at it--I had been revolving around it like a planet, and colliding with it like a comet half the night.
It gave him little surprise, however; for he had been revolving in his mind a change of life, and thought and hoped he saw his new-born resolutions carried out in this.
If, in the progress of revolving years, I could persuade myself that my blighted destiny had been a warning to you, I should feel that I had not occupied another man's place in existence altogether in vain.
So, leaving word with the shopman on what day I was wanted at Miss Havisham's again, I set off on the four-mile walk to our forge; pondering, as I went along, on all I had seen, and deeply revolving that I was a common labouring-boy; that my hands were coarse; that my boots were thick; that I had fallen into a despicable habit of calling knaves Jacks; that I was much more ignorant than I had considered myself last night, and generally that I was in a low-lived bad way.